Mastering the Art of Drafting Decrees in Tanzania: Comprehesive Guide.

What is Court Decree?

A court decree is a formal and authoritative order or judgment given by a court of law or a judicial authority in response to a legal dispute or case.

It is a final decision that resolves the issues presented in the lawsuit and dictates the rights and obligations of the parties involved.

In Tanzania a court decree is governed Under order XX of The civil procedure code in Matters where this Act applies. Below is sample of court decree.

IN THE HIGH COURT OF TANZANIA
…………….. DISTRICT REGISTRY
AT …………………
CIVIL CASE NO ……… OF ………….
XXX……………………………………..PLAINTIFF
VERSUS
YYY……………………………………DEFENDANT
DECREE.


Wherefore the Plaintiff prays for Judgment and Decree against the defendant for: –
(i)………………………………………………
(ii)………………………………………………
(iii)Costs of this suit.
This case coming for Judgment on …….. day of ……….., ……… before Honourable Justice ……….. in the presence of ……………….. and………………….

THIS COURT DOTH HEREBY ORDER THAT:-

1..I declare that the ………………………………………………………………………….2.I order that………………………………………………………………….
I grant costs to the………………., and I hereby certify for ………… (….) advocates.
The Plaintiff’s suit [stands dismissed/ is granted].


Judgment entered accordingly
Given under my hand and Seal of the Court this ……… day of………………, ……….
………………………….
Senior Registrar