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small claims court

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(Law) Brit and Canadian a local court with jurisdiction to try civil actions involving small claims
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Cases heard by in the Small Claims Tribunal (SCT) rose, with its jurisdiction increased to cover claims up to Dh500,000 in value.
The DIFC Courts' Small Claims Tribunal (SCT), the first of its kind in the region, also experienced a huge increase in workload in the first six months of the year, with a 134 per cent rise in the number of cases filed.
The DIFC Courts' Small Claims Tribunal (SCT) also experienced a huge increase in workload in the first six months of the year, with a 134 per cent rise in the number of cases filed.
Currently a Consultant with Haridass Ho & Partners, a legal firm he founded in 1985, Mr Haridass is a panel member of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre and the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration, an accredited mediator of the Singapore Mediation Centre, as well as a referee of the Small Claims Tribunal of the State Courts of Singapore (formerly known as the Subordinate Courts).
Domestically, there has been a spike in smaller companies looking to resolve debt or contract disputes through the Small Claims Tribunal (SCT).
The key components that make up the DIFC Courts are the Small Claims Tribunal, a Court of First Instance, and a Court of Appeal.
She borrowed $4000 from the daughter of one resident and failed to repay, until it was suggested the matter go to the Small Claims Tribunal.
Small Claims Tribunals help save time, reputation and legal fees.
The Courts' landmark Small Claims Tribunal was also referenced, with its impressive record of having resolved 47 disputes this year, each in under 2 weeks.
Sir Anthony Evans, chief justice of the DIFC Courts said: "Both Al Madhani and Al Muhairi have already played a tremendous role in developing the Small Claims Tribunal of the DIFC Courts and I am confident that they will make positive and significant contributions to the continued development of the DIFC Courts.