Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles
Supreme Court (Supervisory Jurisdiction over Subordinate Courts, Tribunals and Adjudicating Authorities) Rules
Statutory Instrument 40 of 1995
- Commenced on 24 April 1995
- [This is the version of this document at 1 June 2020.]
3.The petition under Rule 2 shall contain a statement of—
4.A petition under rule 2 shall be made promptly and in any event within 3 months from the date of the order or decision sought to be canvassed in the petition unless the Supreme Court considers that there is good reason for extending the period within which the petition shall be made.
5.Every petition made under Rule 2 shall be registered by the Registry and shall be listed ex-parte for the granting of leave to proceed.
8.Where the Supreme Court refuses to grant leave to proceed, the petitioner may appeal to the Court of Appeal within 14 days of the order of refusal with leave of the Supreme Court first had and received.
10.When granting leave to proceed, the Supreme Court shall direct the subordinate court, tribunal or adjudicating authority whose order or decision is canvassed in the petition, to forward the record or the record of proceedings.
11.On receipt of the record or the record of proceedings at the Registry, parties to the petition shall be entitled to peruse it and obtain copies thereof.
13.Where the Supreme Court orders the deposit of any sum of money as security by a party to the petition, such sum shall be deposited in such manner and within such time as may be directed by the Court.
14.It shall be the duty of the petitioner to take steps as may be necessary to ensure the prompt service of notice, and to prosecute the petition with due diligence.Where the parties fail to comply with the requirements set out in the preceding Rules, the Court may on the application of any of the parties, or ex mero motu make any suitable order.Where an order or notice is required to be served on any party, such service shall be effected in the manner prescribed for service of summons in actions before the Supreme Court.
17.After the service of notice on the respondent or each of the respondents as directed under rule 9 and the filing of objections, if any, by the respondent or each of them under Rule 12, the Supreme Court shall enter the petition for a hearing.[Please note: numbering as in original.]
History of this document
24 April 1995