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Supreme Court Civil Procedure Act 1932 (No. 58 of 1932)
|Requested: 10 Mar 2014|
|Consolidated as at: 21 Feb 2012|
182. Inferior court having jurisdiction at law and in equity may grant same relief, and give effect to same defences and counter-claims, as the Court
(1) Subject to the provisions of this Act and of any such order-in-council as aforesaid, every inferior court which may after the passing of this Act have jurisdiction at law and in equity shall, as regards all causes of action within its jurisdiction for the time being, have power to grant, and shall grant, in any proceeding before such court, such relief, redress, or remedy, or combination of remedies, either absolute or conditional, and shall in every such action give such and the like effect to every ground of defence or counter-claim, equitable or legal, in as full and ample a manner as might and ought to be done in the like case in the Supreme Court.
(2) The jurisdiction of Courts of Requests and of Courts of General Sessions as existing at the commencement of this Act shall not be deemed to include jurisdiction in equity within the meaning of this section or section 183.