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Civil Procedure - CIV3701

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: SJD1501 & ADL2601
Purpose: The purpose of the module is to introduce students to the law of civil procedure. Students will gain the necessary knowledge, skills, and competencies to identify, analyse and solve problems relating to the general principles of the law of civil procedure with specific reference to jurisdiction and procedure in the Superior Courts and lower courts (including an introduction to alternative dispute resolution and the procedure relating to appeal, review and variation of judgments), and will be able to apply the principles of transformative constitutionalism within this context. Students accredited with this module will be able to apply the general principles of the law of civil procedure in a variety of contexts, and be able to present and communicate information and their own opinions in well-structured arguments. This module gives students a grounding for the module on techniques in litigation taught at the 4th year level.