||Title:||DISTRICT COURT ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||L.N. 241 of 2003|
|Section:||33||Heading:||Money recoverable by enactment||Version Date:||01/12/2003|
(1) The Court has jurisdiction to hear and determine any action for the recovery of any penalty, expenses, contribution or other like demand which is recoverable by virtue of any enactment for the time being in force and for the recovery of any sum which is declared by any enactment to be recoverable as a civil debt if- (Amended 28 of 2000 s. 22)
(2) For the purposes of this section, "penalty" (罰金) does not include a fine to which any person is liable on conviction on indictment or on summary conviction.
(a) it is not expressly provided by that or any other enactment that the demand shall be recoverable only in some other court; and
(b) the amount claimed in the action does not exceed $1000000. (Amended 35 of 1966 s. 2; 68 of 1973 s. 2; 79 of 1981 s. 2; L.N. 387 of 1983; 49 of 1988 s. 4; L.N. 241 of 2003)
(22 of 1962 s. 4 incorporated. Amended 28 of 2000 s. 22)