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Judgments Act (Chapter 81)

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This is the latest version of this legislation commenced on 31 Dec 1996.

Zambia

Judgments Act

Chapter 81

  • Commenced on 5 May 1961

  • [This is the version of this document at 31 December 1996.]


[10 of 1961]An Act to provide for the payment of interest on judgment debts.


1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Judgments Act.

2. Judgment debts, etc., to carry interest

Every judgment, order, or decree of the High Court or of a subordinate court whereby any sum of money, or any costs, charges or expenses, is or are to be payable to any person shall carry interest at the rate of six per centum per annum from the time of entering up such judgment, order, or decree until the same shall be satisfied, and such interest may be levied under a writ of execution on such judgment, order, or decree.