THE JUDICATURE AND APPLICATION OF LAWS (ONE-STOP JUDICIAL CENTRE OF TEMEKE) (ESTABLISHMENT) (AMENDMENT) ORDER, 2023

The Judicature and Application of Laws (One-Stop Judicial Centre of Temeke) (Establishment) (Amendment) Order, 2023 was published in the Official Gazette on 10th November 2023. The Order amends the Judicature and Application of Laws (One-Stop Judicial Centre of Temeke) (Establishment) Order, 2023 to provide for the following:

  • There is hereby establishedthe One-Stop Judicial Centre of Temeke at Temeke High Court Sub Registry for purposes of speedy and effective trial of probate and administration causes, matrimonial matters and civil matters relating to child care, protection and maintenance originating from Dar es salaam Region.”
  • This ammendment came with The appointment of additional judges and magistrates to the One-Stop Judicial Centre of Temeke to ensure that it is able to handle the increased workload.

The Order also makes a number of other minor amendments to the original Order, including clarifications of certain provisions and the correction of typos.

The amendment of the Order is a significant development for the Temeke community, as it will make it easier and more convenient for people to access justice. The One-Stop Judicial Centre of Temeke is a one-stop shop for all legal services, including filing cases, attending court hearings, and obtaining legal advice. The expansion of its jurisdiction and the establishment of an appellate division will make it possible for people to resolve all of their legal disputes at the Centre, without having to travel to other courts.

The additional judges and magistrates will also help to reduce the backlog of cases at the Centre and ensure that people can get justice more quickly. The amendment of the Order is therefore a welcome development for the Temeke community, as it will make justice more accessible and efficient.