ISBN 9789976603750
Pages 328
Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Published 2002
Publisher Dar es Salaam University Press, Tanzania
Format Paperback

Civil Procedure in Tanzania

A Student's Manual

by B. D. Chipeta

This book provides a comprehensive outline of the basic principles of civil procedure law, as contained in local statutes and decisions in the High Courts in East Africa. The information is taken from the Tanzanian Civil Procedure Code Act drawn up in 1966 and equivalent statutory provisions in Kenya and Uganda. Case law discussed is based on East African cases, as well as some English and Indian cases, which are an authority in the sub-region. The author is a judge at the High Court of Tanzania.

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About the Author

B. D. Chipeta

Hon. Buxton David Chipeta, was a Judge of the High Court of Tanzania for 26 years (1976 –2002) before retiring. Prior to that Hon. Chipeta served in various capacities in the judicial system in Tanzania in different districts. He also served on different important commissions of inquiry and on a number of Boards of Directors. He is author of Handbook for Public Prosecutors, 1979, A Magistrate’s Manual, 1988, Civil Procedure in Tanzania – A Student’s Manual, 2004 and Administrative Law in Tanzania – Cases and Materials. Justice Chipeta is currently practising as a legal consultant. He is an Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania, and part-time Lecturer at Mzumbe University, Tumaini University, University of Dar es Salaam and the Law School.

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