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Supreme Court Civil Procedure Act 1932 (No. 58 of 1932)
|Requested: 2 Oct 2014|
|Consolidated as at: 21 Feb 2012|
27. Power of Full Court or judge to order any question to be tried at civil trial sittings
(1) A Full Court, or a judge sitting in court or in chambers, may order any question or issue of fact arising in any cause which is not an action, or in any matter, to be tried at a civil trial sittings, and may adjourn the hearing or further hearing of such cause or matter until after the trial of such question or issue.
(2) Subject to the Rules of Court, any such question or issue of fact may be ordered to be tried either with or without a jury, any statute or law to the contrary notwithstanding.
(3) The Rules of Court may provide for the determination of any question or issue of fact arising in any cause which is not an action, or in any matter, by an officer of the Court, or a judge of any inferior court of civil jurisdiction, or a referee with or without an assessor or assessors.
(4) Nothing in this section shall affect the jurisdiction, powers, or authorities of a Full Court or a judge under the Commercial Arbitration Act 1986, or the operation of section 37.