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Published by Tanzania Pub. House in Dar es Salaam .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Court of Appeal for East Africa,
  • Stare decisis -- Africa, East,
  • Courts of last resort -- Africa, East

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsHiller, Jack A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK S2718 D6
The Physical Object
Pagination96p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18365441M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sawyerr, Akilagpa, Doctrine of precedent in the Court of Appeal for East Africa. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Pub. The doctrine of precedent in the Court of Appeal for East Africa. Responsibility by G. F. Akilagpa Sawyerr and Jack A. Hiller. Imprint Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Pub. House, Stare decisis > Africa, East. Bibliographic information. Publication date Browse related items. Start .   Sawyerr G.F.A Hiller J.A 19 the importance of this book is that the authors have tried to express the doctrine of precedent in East Africa by which it was the colonial judicial system and even after the independence the East Africa countries continued to have a higher court but later came to fall. By Bayethe Maswazi. The principle of stare decisis is a juridical command to the courts to respect decision already made in a given area of the law. The practical application of the principle of stare decisis is that courts are bound by their previous judicial decisions, as well as decisions of the courts superior to them. In other words a court must follow the decisions of the courts superior.

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East Africa: Court of Appeal Database last updated: 16 August Most recent decision: 31 May Number of decisions: 59 This database contains decisions of the Court of Appeal for East Africa. The case of Fayemi v Oni[2], and Agbije V Fashola[3] where the facts of the case were the same but the judgment contradicted each other is one example of decisions that are not ideal in the doctrine of judicial precedent and its application in the Nigerian legal system. The East African Court of Justice (EACJ) is a treaty-based judicial body of the East African Community tasked to ensure adherence to law in the interpretation and application of and compliance with the East African Community Treaty of The Court is made up of two divisions: a First Instance Division and an Appellate Division. Its Judges, a maximum of ten in the First Instance Division and Location: Arusha, Tanzania. The reason for this is not far fetched and it is the concept of Judicial Precedent as a doctrine of the English common law. Most cases which are very contentious have a tendency not to end at the Court of first instance. Invariably and more often, there is an appeal .