BORNO STATE OF NIGERIA HIGH COURT (CIVIL PROCEDURE) RULES (2012)


 Rules in ORDER 1 – CITATION AND COMMENCEMENT
RULE 1 – CITATION AND COMMENCEMENT
RULE 2 – INTERPRETATION

 Rules in ORDER 2 – PLACE OF INSTITUTING AND TRIALS OF SUITS
RULE 1 – SUIT RELATING TO LAND AND PROPERTY DISTRAINED OR SEIZED.
RULE 2 – SUIT FOR RECOVERY OF PENALTIES FOR FORFEITURES AND AGAINST PUBLIC OFFICERS.
RULE 3 – SUITS UPON CONTRACT.
RULE 4 – OTHER SUITS.
RULE 5 – SUIT COMMENCED IN WRONG JUDICIAL DIVISION
RULE 6 – TRANSFER OF PROCEEDINGS.

 Rules in ORDER 3 – FORM AND COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION
RULE 1 – PROCEEDINGS WHICH MUST BE BEGUN BY WRIT.
RULE 2 – MODE OF BEGINNING CIVIL PROCEEDING BY WRIT.
RULE 3 – FORM OF WRIT: CIVIL FORM 1
RULE 4 – FORMS OF WRIT FOR SERVICE OUT OF NIGERIA CIVIL FORM 2.
RULE 5 – PROCEEDINGS WHICH MAY BE BEGUN BY ORIGINATING SUMMONS.
RULE 6 – CONSTRUCTION OF ENACTMENT WHERE THE RIGHT DEPENDS ON THE QUESTION OF CONSTRUCTION.
RULE 7 – DISCRETION OF THE JUDGE.
RULE 8 – FORMS OF ORIGINATING SUMMONS CIVIL FORMS 3, 4, 5
RULE 9 – SERVICE OUTSIDE BORNO STATE CAP. 407 LFN, 1990.
RULE 10 – ORIGINATING PROCESS TO BE TESTED BY ITS DATE.

 Rules in ORDER 4 – ENDORSEMENT OF CLAIM AND OF ADDRESS
RULE 1 – ENDORSEMENT.
RULE 2 – ENDORSEMENT TO SHOW REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY.
RULE 3 – PROBATE ACTIONS.

In probate actions the originating process shall state whether a claimant claims as creditor, executor, administrator, beneficiary, next of kin or in any other capacity.

RULE 4 – WHAT IS ENDORSED WHERE THE DEFENDANT IS LIQUIDATED.
RULE 5 – ORDINARY ACCOUNT
RULE 6 – ENDORSEMENT OF ADDRESS BY CLAIMANT OR LEGAL PRACTITIONER.
RULE 7 – ENDORSEMENT OF ADDRESS
RULE 8 – ORIGINATING PROCESS WITHOUT AN ADDRESS OR WITH FICTIOUS ADDRESS.

 Rules in ORDER 5 – EFFECT OF NON-COMPLIANCE.
RULE 1 – NON-COMPLIANCE WITH RULES.
RULE 2 – APPLICATION TO SET ASIDE FOR IRREGULARITY

 Rules in ORDER 6 – ISSUE OF ORIGINATING PROCESS
RULE 1 – PREPARING ORIGINATING PROCESS.
RULE 2 – SEALING OF ORIGINATING PROCESS.
RULE 3 – WHAT IS TO BE DONE AFTER SEALING.
RULE 4 – COPIES TO BE SERVED.
RULE 5 – PROBATE ACTIONS: AFFIDAVIT WITH ORIGINATING PROCESS.
RULE 6 – RENEWAL OF ORIGINATING PROCESS: CIVIL FORM 6.
RULE 7 – ENDORSEMENT OF RENEWAL
RULE 8 – LOSS OF ORIGINATING PROCESS.
RULE 9 – CONCURRENT ORIGINATING PROCESS.
RULE 10 – CONCURENT ORIGINATING PROCESS FOR SERVICE WITHIN AND OUT OF JURISDICTION

 Rules in ORDER 7 – SERVICE OF ORIGINATING PROCESS.
RULE 1 – BY WHOM SERVICE IS TO BE EFFECTED.
RULE 2 – SERVICE OF ORIGINATING PROCESS, ETC. HOW EFFECTED.
RULE 3 – WHEN DEFENDANT ORIGINATING PROCESS NEED NOT BE SERVED PERSONALLY.
RULE 4 – MODE OF SERVICE WHEN NOT PERSONAL.
RULE 5 – SUBSTITUTED SERVICE.
RULE 6 – PERSONS UNDER LEGAL DISABILITY.
RULE 7 – PRISONER OR DETAINEE
RULE 8 – PARTNERS.
RULE 9 – CORPORATION OR COMPANY.
RULE 10 – FOREIGN CORPORATION OR COMPANY CAP. 59.
RULE 11 – LOCAL AGENT OF PRINCIPAL WHO IS OUT OF JURISDICTION.
RULE 12 – WHERE VIOLENCE THREATENED.
RULE 13 – PROOF OF SERVICE GENERALLY.
RULE 14 – EXPENSES OF SERVICE.
RULE 15 – TIME OF SERVICE ON CERTAIN DAYS.
RULE 16 – RECORDING OF SERVICE.

 Rules in ORDER 8 – SERVICE OUT OF NIGERIA AND SERVICE OF FOREIGN PROCESS.
RULE 1 – CASES WHERE SERVICE OF ORIGINATING PROCESS, ETC ARE ALLOWED OUT OF NIGERIA.
RULE 2 – AGREEMENT AS TO SERVICE.
RULE 3 – SERVICE ABROAD BY LETTER OF REQUEST.
RULE 4 – WHERE LEAVE IS GRANTED OR NOT REQUIRED.
RULE 5 – SERVICE OF FOREIGN PROCESSES.
RULE 6 – INAPPLICABILITY OF RULE 4.
RULE 7 – SERVICE ON BEHALF OF FOREIGN TRIBUNALS.
RULE 8 – SUBSTITUTED SERVICE OF FOREIGN PROCESS.

 Rules in ORDER 9 – APPEARANCE
RULE 1 – MODE OF ENTRY OF APPEARANCE CIVIL FORM 1.
RULE 2 – DEFENDANT APPEARING IN PERSON OR REPRESENTED BY LEGAL PRACTITIONER.
RULE 3 – FICTITIOUS ADDRESS.
RULE 4 – DEFENDANTS APPEARING THROUGH SAME LEGAL PRACTITIONER.
RULE 5 – LATE APPEARANCE.
RULE 6 – INTERVENER IN PROBATE MATTERS.
RULE 7 – RECOVERY OF LAND.
RULE 8 – LANDLORD APPEARING.
RULE 9 – PERSON UNDER LEGAL DISABILITY.
RULE 10 – –

 Rules in ORDER 10 – DEFAULT OF APPEARANCE
RULE 1 – DEFAULT OF APPEARANCE BY PERSON UNDER LEGAL DISABILITY.
RULE 2 – DEFAULT OF APPEARANCE.
RULE 3 – LIQUIDATED DEMAND.
RULE 4 – LIQUIDATED DEMAND SEVERAL DEFENDANTS.
RULE 5 – JUDGMENT IN DEFAULT OF APPEARANCE.
RULE 6 – SEVERAL DEFENDANTS.
RULE 7 – DETENTION OF GOODS, DAMAGES AND LIQUIDATED DEMAND.
RULE 8 – RECOVERY OF LAND.
RULE 9 – MESNE PROFITS.
RULE 10 – JUDGMENT FOR COST: UPON SATISFACTION ETC.
RULE 11 – SETTING ASIDE JUDGMENT.
RULE 12 – DEFAULT OF APPEARANCE IN ACTIONS NOT OTHERWISE SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED FOR.
RULE 13 – COMPULSORY SERVICE.

 Rules in ORDER 11 – SUMMARY JUDGMENT
RULE 1 – WHERE CLAIMANT BELIEVES THERE IS NO DEFENCE.
RULE 2 – DELIVERY OF EXTRA COPIES.
RULE 3 – SERVICE.
RULE 4 – WHERE DEFENDANT INTENDS TO DEFEND.
RULE 5 – WHERE DEFENDANT HAS GOOD DEFENCE, OR HAS NO GOOD DEFENCE TO PART OF HIS CLAIM.
RULE 6 – WHERE THERE ARE SEVERAL DEFENDANTS.
RULE 7 – ORAL SUBMISSION ON WRITTEN BRIEF

 Rules in ORDER 12 – APPLICATION FOR ACCOUNT
RULE 1 – ORDER FOR ACCOUNT.
RULE 2 – APPLICATION HOW MADE.
RULE 3 – ACCOUNT MAY BE TAKEN BY A JUDGE OR REFEREE

 Rules in ORDER 13 – PARTIES GENERALLY
RULE 1 – PERSON CLAIMING JOINTLY OR SEVERALLY.
RULE 2 – ACTION IN NAME OF WRONG CLAIMANT.

Where an action has been commenced in the name of the wrong person as claimant or where it is doubtful whether it has been commenced in the name of the right claimant, a Judge may order the substitution or addition of any other person as claimant on such terms as may be just.

RULE 3 – MISJOINDER AND COUNTER-CLAIM.
RULE 4 – ANY PERSON MAY BE JOINED AS DEFENDANT.
RULE 5 – ACTION IN THE NAME OF WRONG DEFENDANT.
RULE 6 – DEFENDANT NEED NOT BE INTERESTED IN ALL THE RELIEFS SOUGHT.
RULE 7 – JOINDER OF PERSONS SEVERALLY OR JOINTLY LIABLE.
RULE 8 – CLAIMANT IN DOUBT AS TO PERSON FROM WHOM REDRESS IS SOUGHT.
RULE 9 – PERSONS UNDER LEGAL DISABILITY.
RULE 10 – GUARDIAN.
RULE 11 – TRUSTEES, EXECUTORS ETC, MAY BE SUED AS REPRESENTING THE ESTATE.
RULE 12 – NUMEROUS PERSONS.
RULE 13 – REPRESENTION OF PERSONS OR CLASSES OF PERSONS IN CERTAIN PROCEEDINGS.
RULE 14 – POWER TO APPROVE COMPROMISE.
RULE 15 – WHERE THERE IS NO PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE.
RULE 16 – PROCEEDINGS NOT DEFEATED BY MISJOINDER OR THE APPLICATION OF.
RULE 17 – APPLICATION TO ADD ETC.
RULE 18 – WHERE DEFENDANT IS ADDED.
RULE 19 – THIRD PARTIES MAY BE JOINED BY ANY OF THE PARTIES.
RULE 20 – APPEARANCE BY THIRD PARTY.
RULE 21 – DEFAULT BY THIRD PARTY.
RULE 22 – SUBSEQUENT THIRD PARTY.
RULE 23 – CLAIM AGAINST CO-DEFENDANT.
RULE 24 – ACTIONS BY AND AGAINST FIRMS.
RULE 25 – DISCLOSURE OF PARTNERS’ NAMES.
RULE 26 – APPEARANCE OF PARTNERS.
RULE 27 – APPLICATION OF RULES TO ACTIONS BETWEEN CO-PARTNERS.
RULE 28 – PERSONS TRADING AS FIRMS
RULE 29 – ACTION NOT ABATED WHERE CAUSE OF ACTION SURVIVES.
RULE 30 – ORDER TO CARRY ON PROCEEDINGS.
RULE 31 – IN CASE OF ASSIGNMENT, CREATION OR DEVOLUTION OF ESTATE OR TITLE.
RULE 32 – APPLICATION TO DISCHARGE ORDER BY PERSON UNDER DISABILITY HAVING A GUARDIAN.
RULE 33 – BY PERSONS UNDER DISABILITY HAVING NO GUARDIAN.
RULE 34 – ACTS MAY BE DONE BY LEGAL PRACTITIONER.
RULE 35 – PARTY MAY CHANGE LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE.
RULE 36 – WHERE LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE CEASES TO ACT.
RULE 37 – ADDRESS OF PARTY

 Rules in ORDER 14 – JOINDER OF CAUSES OF ACTION.
RULE 1 – ALL CAUSES OF ACTION MAY BE JOINED.
RULE 2 – RECOVERY OF LAND.
RULE 3 – EXECUTOR AND ADMINISTRATOR.
RULE 4 – CLAIMS BY JOINT CLAIMANTS.
RULE 5 – COUNTER-CLAIM AGAINST CLAIMANT.
RULE 6 – COURT MAY ORDER SEPERATE TRIALS, ETC.

 Rules in ORDER 15 – PLEADINGS.
RULE 1 – FILING OF PLEADINGS.
RULE 2 – PLEADINGS TO STATE MATERIAL FACTS AND NOT EVIDENCE.
RULE 3 – PARTICULARS TO BE GIVEN WHERE NECESSARY.
RULE 4 – FURTHER AND BETTER STATEMENT OR PARTICULARS.
RULE 5 – DENIAL.
RULE 6 – CONDITIONS PRECEDENT.
RULE 7 – DEFENCE, CERTAIN FACTS TO SURPRISE THE OTHER PARTY, MUST BE SPECIFICALLY PLEADED.
RULE 8 – PLEADINGS TO BE CONSISTENT.
RULE 9 – JOINDER OF ISSUE.
RULE 10 – EFFECT OF DOCUMENTS TO BE STATED.
RULE 11 – NOTICE.
RULE 12 – IMPLIED CONTRACT OR RELATION.
RULE 13 – PRESUMPTIONS OF LAW.
RULE 14 – STATED OR SETTLED ACCOUNT.
RULE 15 – TECHNICAL OBJECTION.
RULE 16 – STRIKING OUT OF PLEADINGS.
RULE 17 – DEFAMATION.
RULE 18 – WHERE PLEADING DISCLOSES NO REASONABLE CAUSE OF ACTION.
RULE 19 – CLOSE OF PLEADING.

 Rules in ORDER 16 – STATEMENT OF CLAIM
RULE 1 – STATEMENT OF CLAIM.
RULE 2 – CLAIM BEYOND ENDORSEMENT.

 Rules in ORDER 17 – DEFENCE AND COUNTER-CLAIM
RULE 1 – STATEMENT OF DEFENCE.
RULE 2 – EVASIVE DENIAL.
RULE 3 – DENIALS GENERALLY.
RULE 4 – PERSONS IN REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY.
RULE 5 – PLEADINGS TO DAMAGES.
RULE 6 – SET-OFF AND COUNTER-CLAIM.
RULE 7 – TITLE OF COUNTER-CLAIM

Where a defendant by his defence sets up any counter-claim which raises questions between himself and the claimant along with any other persons, he shall add to the table of his defence, a further title similar to the title in a statement of claim, setting forth the names of all persons who, if such counter-claim were to be enforced by cross action, would be defendants to such cross action, and shall deliver his defence to such of them as are parties to the action within the period which he is required to deliver it to the claimant.

RULE 8 – CLAIM AGAINST PERSONS NOT PARTY CIVIL FORM 12.

Where any such person as in Rule 7 of this Order is not a party to the action he shall be summoned to appear by being served with a copy of the defence and counter-claim, and such service shall be regulated by the same rules as those governing the service of the originating process, and every defence and counter-Claim so served shall be endorsed in Form 12 with such modifications or variation as circumstances may require.

RULE 9 – APPEARANCE BY ADDED PARTIES.

Any person not already a party to the action, who is served with a defence and counterclaim as aforesaid, must appear thereto as if he had been served with an originating process to appear in an action.

RULE 10 – REPLY TO COUNTER-CLAIM.

Any person not already a party to the action, who is named in a defence as a party to a counter claim thereby made, shall deliver a defence in a mode and manner prescribed under this Order and the provisions of the Order shall apply to such a person.

RULE 11 – DISCONTINUANCE OF THE CLAIMANT’S CLAIM.

If, in any case in which the defendant sets up a counter-claim, the action of the claimant is stayed, discontinued or dismissed, the counter claim may nevertheless be proceeded with.

RULE 12 – JUDGMENT FOR BALANCE.

Where in an action, a set off or counter claim is established as a defence against the claimant’s claim, the Judge may, if the balance is in favour of the defendant, give judgment for the defendant for such balance, or may otherwise adjudge to the defendant such relief as he may be entitled to upon the merits of the case.

RULE 13 – GROUNDS OF DEFENCE AFTER ACTION BROUGHT.

(1) Any ground of defence which arises after the action has been filed, but before the defendant has delivered his defence, and before the time limited for doing so has expired, may be raised by the defendant in his defence, either along or together with other grounds of defence. (2) If after a defence has been delivered along with a set-off or counter-claim, any basis for answer or ground of defence arsies to any such set-off or counterclaim respectively, it may be raised by the claimant in his reply (in the case of a set-off) or defence to counter-claim, either alone or together with any other ground of reply or defence to counterclaim.

RULE 14 – FURTHER OR DEFENCE OR REPLY.

Where any ground or defence arises after the defendant has delivered a defence, after the time limited for his doing so has expired the defendant may, and where any ground of defence to any set-off or counterclaim arises after reply, or after the time limited for delivery of a reply has expired, the claimant may, within 8 days after such ground of defence has arisen or at any subsequent time by leave of a Judge deliver a further defence or further reply, as the case may be setting forth the same.

RULE 15 – CONCESSION TO DEFENCE. CIVIL FORM 13.

Whenever any defendant in his defence or in any further defence pursuant to Rule 14 of this Order alleges any ground of defence which has arisen after the commencement of the action, the claimant may concede to such defence (which concession may be in Form 13 with such modification as circumstances may require) and may thereupon obtain judgment up to the time of the pleading of such defence, unless the Judge either before or after the delivery of such concession otherwise orders.

RULE 16 – DEFENCE TO ORIGINATING SUMMONS.

A defendant to an originating summons shall file a counter affidavit together with all the exhibits he intends to rely upon and a written address within 21 days after service of the originating summons.


 Rules in ORDER 18 – REPLY
RULE 1 – FILING OF REPLY.

Where the claimant desires to make a reply, he shall file it within 14 days from the service of the defence.

RULE 2 – REPLY TO COUNTER-CLAIM.

Where a counterclaim is pleaded, a reply thereto is called a defence to counterclaim and shall be subject to the rules applicable to defences.


 Rules in ORDER 19 – ADMISSIONS
RULE 1 – NOTICE OF ADMISSION OF FACTS.
RULE 2 – NOTICE TO ADMIT DOCUMENTS.
RULE 3 – NOTICE TO ADMIT FACTS.
RULE 4 – JUDGMENT OR ORDER UPON ADMISSION OF FACTS.
RULE 5 – COST OF NOTICE WHERE DOCUMENTS UNNECESSARY

 Rules in ORDER 20 – DEFAULT OF PLEADINGS
RULE 1 – CLAIM FOR DEBT OR LIQUIDATED DEMAND.
RULE 2 – SEVERAL DEFENDANTS: DEFAULT OF ONE.
RULE 3 – DAMAGES AND DETENTION OF GOODS.
RULE 4 – DEFAULT OF ONE OR MORE DEFENDANTS.
RULE 5 – DEBT OR DAMAGES AND DETENTION OF GOODS OR DAMAGES.
RULE 6 – RECOVERY OF LAND.
RULE 7 – MESNE CLAIM FOR PROFIT, ARREARS OR DAMAGES.
RULE 8 – WHERE A DEFENCE IS FILED TO PART OF CLAIM ONLY.
RULE 9 – DEFENDANT IN DEFAULT.
RULE 10 – ONE OF SEVERAL DEFENDANTS IN DEFAULT.
RULE 11 – DEFAULT OF THIRD PARTY.
RULE 12 – SETTING ASIDE JUDGMENT BY DEFAULT.

Rules in ORDER 21 – PAYMENT INTO AND OUT OF COURT.

RULE 1 – PAYMENT INTO AND OUT OF COURT.
RULE 2 – CLAIMANT MAY TAKE OUT MONEY. CIVIL FORM 15.
RULE 3 – MONEY REMAINING IN COURT.
RULE 4 – SEVERAL DEFENDANTS.
RULE 5 – COUNTER-CLAIMS
RULE 6 – PERSONS UNDER LEGAL DISABILITY.
RULE 7 – WITHDRAWAL OF MONEY FROM COURT.

 Rules in ORDER 22 – PROCEEDINGS IN LIEU OF DEMURRER
RULE 1 – DEMURRER ABOLISHED.
RULE 2 – POINTS OF LAW.

 Rules in ORDER 23 – DICSCONTINUANCE AND WITHDRAWAL
RULE 1 – CLAIMANT MAY DISCONTINUE BEFORE DEFENCE.
RULE 2 – WITHDRAWAL BY CONSENT

 Rules in ORDER 24 – AMENDMENT
RULE 1 – AMENDMENT OF ORIGINATING PROCESS AND PLEADINGS.
RULE 2 – APPLICATION.
RULE 3 – AMENDMENT OF ORIGINATING PROCESS.
RULE 4 – FAILURE TO AMEND AFTER ORDER OBTAINED.
RULE 5 – FILING AND SERVICE OF AMENDED COPY.
RULE 6 – DATE OF ORDER OF AMENDMENT TO BE DISPLAYED.
RULE 7 – CLERICAL MISTAKES AND ACCIDENTAL OMMISSIONS.
RULE 8 – GENERAL POWER TO AMEND.

 Rules in ORDER 25 – PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCES AND SCHEDULING
RULE 1 – PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE NOTICE.
RULE 2 – SCHEDULING AND PLANNING.
RULE 3 – AGENDA.
RULE 4 – TIMETABLE
RULE 5 – REPORT UNLESS
RULE 6 – SANCTIONS OBEY.
RULE 7 – MANAGEMENT.

 Rules in ORDER 26 – DISCOVERY AND INSPECTION
RULE 1 – DISCOVERY BY INTERROGATORIES, PARTIES
RULE 2 – CIVIL FORM 19.
RULE 3 – CORPORATION OR COMPANIES.
RULE 4 – OBJECTION TO INTERROGATORIES BY ANSWER.
RULE 5 – AFFIDAFIT IN ANSWER; FILING OF.
RULE 6 – FORM OF AFFIDAVIT IN ANSWER; CIVIL FORM 20.
RULE 7 – ORDER TO ANSWER, ETC.
RULE 8 – APPLICATION FOR DISCOVERY OF DOCUMENTS.
RULE 9 – PROCESSES FILED AFTER PRE TRIAL CONFERENCE.
RULE 10 – VERIFICATION OF BUSINESS BOOKS.
RULE 11 – CONTEMPT OF PARTY AFTER SERVICE ON LEGAL PRACTITIONER.
RULE 12 – CONTEMPT BY LEGAL PRACTITIONER.
RULE 13 – USING ANSWERS TO INTERROGATORIES.
RULE 14 – DISCOVERY AGAINST SHERIFF.
RULE 15 – ORDER TO APPLY TO PERSON UNDER LEGAL DISABILITY

 Rules in ORDER 27 – ISSUES, INQUIRIES, ACCOUNTS AND REFERENCES TO REFEREES
RULE 1 – ISSUES OF FACTS IN DISPUTE.
RULE 2 – REFERENCE TO REFEREE.
RULE 3 – INSTRUCTIONS TO REFEREE.
RULE 4 – GENERAL POWERS OF REFEREE.
RULE 5 – TAKING OF EVIDENCE OF WITNESSES AT INQUIRY.
RULE 6 – REPORTS MADE IN PURSUANCE OF REFERENCE UNDER ORDER.
RULE 7 – SPECIAL DIRECTIONS AS TO MODE OF TAKING ACCOUNT.
RULE 8 – ACCOUNTS TO BE VERIFIED BY AFFIDAVIT, NUMBERED AND LEFT IN THE REGISTRY.
RULE 9 – MODE OF VOUCHING ACCOUNTS.
RULE 10 – SURCHARGE.
RULE 11 – ACCOUNTS AND INQUIRIES TO BE NUMBERED; CIVIL FORM 22.
RULE 12 – JUST ALLOWANCES.
RULE 13 – EXPEDITING PROCEEDINGS IN CASE OF UNDUE DELAY.

 Rules in ORDER 28 – SPECIAL CASE
RULE 1 – SPECIAL CASE BY CONSENT.
RULE 2 – SPECIAL CASE BY ORDER BEFORE TRIAL.
RULE 3 – SPECIAL CASE TO BE SIGNED.
RULE 4 – APPLICATION TO SET DOWN WHERE A PERSON UNDER DISABILITY IS A PARTY.
RULE 5 – AGREEMENT TO PAYMENT OF MONEY AND COSTS.
RULE 6 – APPLICATION OF ORDER

 Rules in ORDER 29 – CAUSE LISTS
RULE 1 – LIST OF CAUSES FOR HEARING.
RULE 2 – PRE-TRIAL AND WEEKLY CAUSE LIST.
RULE 3 – PUBLIC CAUSE LIST.
RULE 4 – JUDGE UNABLE TO SIT.
RULE 5 – NOTICE BOARDS.

 Rules in ORDER 30 – PROCEEDINGS AT TRIAL
RULE 1 – NON-APPEARANCE OF BOTH PARTIES.
RULE 2 – DEFAULT OF APPEARANCE BY DEFENDANT AT TRIAL.
RULE 3 – DEFAULT OF APPEARANCE BY CLAIMANT.
RULE 4 – JUDGMENT BY DEFAULT MAY BE SET ASIDE ON TERMS.
RULE 5 – ADJOURNMENT OF TRIAL.
RULE 6 – ORDER OF PROCEEDINGS.
RULE 7 – WRITTEN ADDRESS BY PARTY BEGINNING.
RULE 8 – WRITTEN ADDRESS BY THE OTHER PARTY.
RULE 9 – WRITTEN ADDRESS OF PARTY BEGINNING.
RULE 10 – RIGHT OF REPLY.
RULE 11 – CUSTODY OF EXHIBIT.
RULE 12 – COPY OF LIST OF EXHIBITS FOR THE PURPOSE OF AN APPEAL INCLUDED
RULE 13 – INDOLENT PROSECUTION

 Rules in ORDER 31 – FILING OF WRITTEN ADDRESS
RULE 1 – APPLICATION.
RULE 2 – CONSENT OF WRITTEN ADDRESS.
RULE 3 – SUMMATION OF ADDRESS.
RULE 4 – ORAL ARGUMENT.
RULE 5 – COPIES OF WRITTEN ADDRESS.
RULE 6 – ADOPTION OF WRITTEN ADDRESS.

 Rules in ORDER 32 – EVIDENCE GENERALLY.
RULE 1 – FACTS HOW PROVED.
RULE 2 – PARTICULAR FACTS.
RULE 3 – LIMITATION OF MODIFIED AND MEDICAL AND EXPERT EVIDENCE.
RULE 4 – LIMITATION ON USE OF DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE.
RULE 5 – REVOCATION AND VARIATION
RULE 6 – OFFICE COPIES ADMISSIBLE IN EVIDENCE.
RULE 7 – EXAMINATION OF WITNESSES ABROAD.
RULE 8 – FORM OF ORDER FOR EXAMINATION OF WITNESSES ABROAD. CIVIL FORM 25.
RULE 9 – ORDER FOR ATTENDANCE OF PERSON TO PRODUCE DOCUMENT.
RULE 10 – DISOBEDIENCE OF ORDER FOR ATTENDANCE.
RULE 11 – EXPENSES OF PERSONS ORDERED TO ATTEND.
RULE 12 – CONTEMPT OF COURT.
RULE 13 – EXAMINATION OF WITNESSES.
RULE 14 – DEPOSITIONS NOT TO BE GIVEN IN EVIDENCE WITHOUT CONSENT OR BY LEAVE OF A JUDGE.
RULE 15 – OATHS.
RULE 16 – ATTENDANCE OF WITNESS UNDER SUBPOENA FOR EXAMINATION OR TO PRODUCE DOCUMENTS.
RULE 17 – PRACTICE AS TO TAKING OF EVIDENCE AT ANY STAGE OF CAUSE OR MATTER.
RULE 18 – SPECIAL DIRECTION AS TO TAKING OF EVIDENCE.
RULE 19 – EVIDENCE TAKEN AT TRIAL TO BE USED IN SUBSEQUENT PROCEEDINGS.
RULE 20 – FORM OF PRAECIPE OF A SUBPOENA CIVIL FORM 26.
RULE 21 – FORM OF SUBPOENA.
RULE 22 – SUBPOENA FOR ATTENDANCE OF WITNESS IN CHAMBERS.
RULE 23 – CORRECTION OF ERRORS IN SUBPOENA.
RULE 24 – PERSONAL SERVICE OF SUBPOENA.
RULE 25 – DURATION OF SUBPOENA.
RULE 26 – ACTION TO PERPETUATE TESTIMONY.
RULE 27 – EXAMINATION OF WITNESSES TO PERPETUATE TESTIMONY.
RULE 28 – SUCH ACTION NOT TO BE SET DOWN FOR TRIAL.

 Rules in ORDER 33 – AFFIDAVITS
RULE 1 – EVIDENCE ON MOTIONS, ETC.
RULE 2 – TITLE OF AFFIDAVIT.
RULE 3 – USE OF ANY DEFECTIVE AFFIDAVIT.
RULE 4 – SPECIAL TIME FOR FILING AFFIDAVITS.
RULE 5 – AFFIDAVITS IN SUPPORT OF EX-PARTE APPLICATIONS.
RULE 6 – NOTICE OF INTENTION TO USE AFFIDAVIT.
RULE 7 – ALTERATIONS IN ACCOUNTS TO BE INITIALED.
RULE 8 – EXHIBITS.
RULE 9 – CERTIFICATE OF EXHIBITS.
RULE 10 – APPLICATION OF EVIDENCE ACT CAP. 112, LFN.
RULE 11 – AFFIDAVIT TAKEN IN COMMON-WEALTH COUNTRY ADMISSIBLE WITH PROOF OF SEAL, ETC.

 Rules in ORDER 34 – NON-SUIT
RULE 1 – POWER OF COURT TO NON-SUIT.
RULE 2 – NON-SUIT WHERE NO LEAVE RESERVED.

 Rules in ORDER 35 – JUDGMENT, ENTRY OF JUDGMENT
RULE 1 – DELIVERY OF JUDGMENT AT OR AFTER TRIAL.
RULE 2 – DATE OF JUDGMENT IN COURT.
RULE 3 – DATE OF JUDGMENT DIRECTED TO BE ENTERED.
RULE 4 – JUDGE MAY DIRECT TIME FOR PAYMENT OR PERFORMANCE AND INTEREST.
RULE 5 – TIME TO BE STATED FOR DOING ANY ACT.
RULE 6 – JUDGMENT BY CONSENT WHERE DEFENDANT APPEARS BY A LEGAL PRACTITIONER.
RULE 7 – JUDGMENT BY CONSENT WHERE DEFENDANT HAS NO LEGAL PRACTITIONER.

 Rules in ORDER 36 – DRAWING UP OF ORDERS
RULE 1 – DATE OF ORDER WHEN DRAWN.
RULE 2 – WHAT ORDERS NEED NOT BE DRAWN UP.
RULE 3 – FORM OF ORDER.

 Rules in ORDER 37 – TRANSFERS AND CONSOLIDATION
RULE 1 – ORDER TRANSFERRING PROCEEDINGS TO HIGH COURT CAP. 63, S.72. LBOS, 1994.
RULE 2 – PAYMENT OF FILING FEES.
RULE 3 – DUTIES OF REGISTRAR.
RULE 4 – DIRECTIONS.

(1) The Chief Judge or such other Judge appointed by him shall, not later than 14 days after receiving the documents referred to in Rule 3 of this Order: (a) hear the parties or their Legal Practitioners; (b) take cognizance of the documents; and thereafter; (c) give directions for the trial or hearing of the action or matter. (2) Directions given under this rule may include directions for filing and service of pleadings.

RULE 5 – PARTY FAILING TO ATTEND.
RULE 6 – CONSTRUCTION.
RULE 7 – TRANSFER OF CAUSE OR MATTER.
RULE 8 – RE-ASSIGNMENT OF CAUSE OR MATTER.
RULE 9 – ACTION BY CHIEF JUDGE ON TRANSFER OF CAUSE.
RULE 10 – EVIDENCE OF PART-HEARD CAUSE OR MATTER.
RULE 11 – CONSOLIDATION OF ACTIONS.

 Rules in ORDER 38 – INTERLOCUTORY ORDERS, ETC.
RULE 1 – PRESERVATION OR INTERIM CUSTODY OF SUBJECT MATTER OF DISPUTED CONTRACT.
RULE 2 – EARLY TRIAL OF CAUSE.
RULE 3 – ORDER FOR SALE OF PERISHABLE GOODS, ETC.
RULE 4 – DETENTION, PERSERVATION OF PROPERTY; THE SUBJECT OF AN ACTION.
RULE 5 – SALE OF PROPERTY IN POSSESSION OF COURT.
RULE 6 – ORDER FOR RECOVERY OF SPECIFIC PROPERTY OTHER THAN LAND SUBJECT TO LIEN, ETC.
RULE 7 – ALLOWANCE OF INCOME OF PROPERTY PENDENTE-LITE
RULE 8 – INJUNCTION AGAINST REPETITION OF WRONGFUL ACT FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT.
RULE 9 – APPOINTMENT OF A RECEIVER BY WAY OF EQUITABLE EXECUTION.
RULE 10 – RECEIVER’S SECURITY AND RECOMMENDATION.
RULE 11 – WHERE RECEIVER APPOINTED IN COURT: ADJOURNMENT TO GIVE SECURITY.
RULE 12 – FIXING DAYS FOR RECEIVERS TO LEAVE AND PASS THEIR ACCOUNTS AND PAY IN BALANCES AND NEGLECT OF RECEIVER.
RULE 13 – FORMS OF ACCOUNT. CIVIL FORM 32.
RULE 14 – LEAVING ACCOUNT AT THE REGISTRY.
RULE 15 – CONSEQUENCES OF DEFAULT BY THE RECEIVER.
RULE 16 – PASSING OF GUARDIANS’ ACCOUNT.

 Rules in ORDER 39 – MOTIONS AND OTHER APPLICATIONS
RULE 1 – APPLICATION BY MOTION.
RULE 2 – RESTRICTIONS ON RULE NISI AND ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE.
RULE 3 – WHEN NOTICE OF MOTION SHOULD BE GIVEN.
RULE 4 – MOTION ON ARBITRAL AWARD.
RULE 5 – SPECIAL LEAVE.
RULE 6 – MOTIONS MAY BE DISMISSED OR ADJOURNED WHERE NECESSARY NOTICE NOT GIVEN.
RULE 7 – ADJOURNMENT OF HEARING.
RULE 8 – SERVICE OF MOTION WITH WRIT.
RULE 9 – ACCOUNT BY LEGAL PRACTITIONER.
RULE 10 – INTERIM CERTIFICATE.

 Rules in ORDER 40 – APPLICATION FOR JUDICIAL REVIEW.
RULE 1 – CASES APPROPRIATE FOR JUDICIAL REVIEW.
RULE 2 – JOINDER OF CLAIMS; ETC.
RULE 3 – GRANT OF LEAVE TO APPLY FOR JUDICIAL REVIEW.
RULE 4 – TIME WITHIN WHICH TO BRING APPLICATION.
RULE 5 – MODE OF APPLYING FOR JUDICIAL REVIEW.
RULE 6 – STATEMENTS AND AFFIDAVIT.
RULE 7 – CLAIMS FOR DAMAGES.

On an application for judicial review the Judge may, subject to Rule 2, award damages to the applicant if: (a) he has included in the statement in support of his application for leave under Rule 3 a claim for damages arising from any matter to which the application relates and (b) the Judge is satisfied that if the claim had been made in an action begun by the applicant at the time of making his application, he could have been awarded damages.

RULE 8 – INTERLOCUTORY APPLICATION.
RULE 9 – HEARING OF APPLICATION FOR JUDICIAL REVIEW.
RULE 10 – PERSON ACTING IN OBEDIENCE TO AN ORDER OF MANDAMUS.
RULE 11 – CONSOLIDATION OF APPLICATION.

 Rules in ORDER 41 – JURISDICTION OF CHIEF REGISTRAR
RULE 1 – CHIEF REGISTRAR.
RULE 2 – BUSINESS TO BE TRANSACTED BY JUDGE.
RULE 3 – CHIEF REGISTRAR MAY REFER MATTER TO THE CHIEF JUDGE.
RULE 4 – APPEAL FROM ORDER OF A CHIEF REGISTRAR.
RULE 5 – CHIEF REGISTRAR’S LIST.
RULE 6 – LEGAL PRACTITIONER MAY REPRESENT PARTY.
RULE 7 – CERTIFICATE.
RULE 8 – REFERENCE TO JUDGMENT, ETC.
RULE 9 – FORM OF CERTIFICATE.
RULE 10 – WHEN CERTIFICATE BECOMES BINDING.
RULE 11 – BILL OF COSTS.
RULE 12 – DISCHARGE OR VARIATION OF CERTIFICATE AFTER LAPSE OF ANY TIME.

 Rules in ORDER 42 – HABEAS CORPUS, ATTACHMENT FOR CONTEMPT
RULE 1 – APPLICATION.
RULE 2 – HOW MADE.
RULE 3 – POWER TO ISSUE ORDER OF RELEASE IMMEDIATELY.
RULE 4 – SERVICE OF NOTICE.
RULE 5 – COPIES OF AFFIDAVITS.
RULE 6 – SERVICE OF ORDER TO RELEASE.
RULE 7 – STATEMENT AND VERIFYING AFFIDAVIT.
RULE 8 – PROCEDURE AT HEARING.
RULE 9 – PROCEDURE FOR ATTACHMENT.
RULE 10 – PROCEDURE ON DISOBEDIENCE OF COURT.
RULE 11 – RESPONSE.
RULE 12 – RETURN.

 Rules in ORDER 43 – INTERPLEADER
RULE 1 – WHEN RELIEF BY INTERPLEADER IS GRANTED.
RULE 2 – MATTER TO BE PROVED BY APPLICANT.
RULE 3 – ADVERSE TITLES OF CLAIMANTS.
RULE 4 – WHEN APPLICATION TO BE MADE BY A DEFENDANT.
RULE 5 – SUMMONS BY APPLICANT.

The applicant may take out a summons calling on the claimants to appear and state the nature and particulars of their claims, and either to maintain or relinquish them.

RULE 6 – STAY OF ACTION.
RULE 7 – ORDER UPON SUMMONS.
RULE 8 – QUESTIONS OF LAW.
RULE 9 – FAILURE OF CLAIMANT TO APPEAR, OR NEGLECT TO OBEY SUMMONS.
RULE 10 – COSTS, ETC.

 Rules in ORDER 44 – COMPUTATION OF TIME.
RULE 1 – RULES FOR COMPUTATION.
RULE 2 – HOLIDAY.
RULE 3 – TIME OF SERVICE.
RULE 4 – COURT MAY EXTEND TIME.

 Rules in ORDER 45 – MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS COURT SITTINGS AND VACATION.
RULE 1 – DAYS OF SITTINGS.
RULE 2 – PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SITTING, ETC.
RULE 3 – OFFICE HOURS.
RULE 4 – DAYS OF VACATION.
RULE 5 – VACATION.
RULE 6 – VACATION NOT RECKONED IN TIME FOR PLEADINGS.
RULE 7 – RECOVERY OF PENALTIES AND COSTS.
RULE 8 – NOTICE.
RULE 9 – FILING.
RULE 10 – HOW PROCESS ADDRESSED.
RULE 11 – NO FEES WHERE PROCEEDINGS BY GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT.
RULE 12 – REGULATIONS.
RULE 13 – SAVING.

 Rules in ORDER 46 – ARREST OF ABSCONDING DEFENDANT.
RULE 1 – APPLICATION.
RULE 2 – DEFENDANT LEAVING NIGERIA.
RULE 3 – WARRANT TO ARREST.
RULE 4 – BAIL FOR APPEARANCE OR SATISFACTION.
RULE 5 – DEPOSIT IN LIEU OF BAIL.
RULE 6 – COMMITAL IN DEFAULT.
RULE 7 – COST OF SUBSISTENCE OF PERSON ARRESTED.

 Rules in ORDER 47 – PROCEEDINGS IN FORMA PAUPERIS.
RULE 1 – APPLICATION.
RULE 2 – WHO MAY SUE OR DEFEND HIS CASE FORMA PAUPERIS.
RULE 3 – CONDITIONS TO BE FULFILLED.
RULE 4 – FEES AND COSTS.
RULE 5 – PROCEDURE TO BE FOLLOWED.
RULE 6 – REVOCATION OF ORDER, DISCONTINUANCE ETC.
RULE 7 – PAYMENT TO LEGAL PRACTITIONER.
RULE 8 – DUTY OF LEGAL PRACTITIONER.
RULE 9 – APPEALS.

 Rules in ORDER 48 – WITHDRAWAL OF COUNSEL.
RULE 1 – LEGAL PRACTITIONER TO CONDUCT CAUSE OR MATTER TO FINAL JUDGMENT.
RULE 2 – APPLICATION FOR CHANGE OF LEGAL PRACTITIONER OR WITHDRAWAL.
RULE 3 – SERVICE OF APPLICATION BY LEGAL PRACTITIONER.

 Rules in ORDER 49 – COSTS.
RULE 1 – PRINCIPLE TO BE OBSERVED TO FIXING COSTS.
RULE 2 – SECURITY FOR COSTS.
RULE 3 – SECURITY FOR COSTS BY CLAIMANT TEMPORARILY WITHIN JURISDICTION.
RULE 4 – ACTION FOUNDED ON JUDGMENT OR BILL OF EXCHANGE.
RULE 5 – BOND AS SECURITY FOR COSTS.
RULE 6 – COSTS AT DISCRETION OF JUDGE.
RULE 7 – COSTS OUT OF FUND OR PROPERTY.
RULE 8 – STAY OF PROCEEDINGS TILL COSTS PAID.
RULE 9 – STAGE OF PROCEEDINGS AT WHICH COSTS TO BE DEALT WITH.
RULE 10 – WHEN COSTS TO FOLLOW THE EVENTS.
RULE 11 – MATTERS TO BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT IN EXCERCISING DISCRETION.
RULE 12 – COSTS ARISING FROM MISCONDUCT OR NEGLECT.
RULE 13 – PERSONAL LIABILITY OF LEGAL PRACTITIONER FOR COSTS.
RULE 14 – TAXATION OF COSTS.
RULE 15 – NOTICE TO OTHER PARTY.
RULE 16 – POWER OF TAXING OFFICER.
RULE 17 – SUPPLEMENTARY POWERS OF TAXING OFFICERS.
RULE 18 – EXTENSION OF TIME.
RULE 19 – POWER OF TAXING OFFICER WHERE PARTY LIABLE TO BE PAID AND TO PAY COSTS.
RULE 20 – MODE OF BEGINNING PROCEEDINGS FOR TAXATION.
RULE 21 – PROVISIONS AS TO BILLS OF COSTS.
RULE 22 – PROVISIONS AS IN TAXATION PROCEEDINGS.
RULE 23 – SCALE OF FEES.
RULE 24 – CERTIFICATE OF TAXING OFFICER.
RULE 25 – FEES ON TAXATION.
RULE 26 – APPLICATION.
RULE 27 – APPLICATION BY SUMMONS.

 Rules in ORDER 50 – BUSINESS IN CHAMBERS.
RULE 1 – REPRESENTATION IN CHAMBERS.
RULE 2 – MATTER TO BE DISPOSED OF CHAMBERS.
RULE 3 – EVIDENCE UPON FOR APPLICATION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIANS AND FOR MAINTENANCE.
RULE 4 – GUARDIAN WITH REFERENCE TO PROCEEDING IN CHAMBERS.
RULE 5 – FURTHER CONSIDERATION OF MATTER ORIGINATING IN CHAMBERS.
RULE 6 – NOTES OF PROCEEDING IN CHAMBERS.
RULE 7 – DRAWING UP ANY ENTRY OF ORDERS MADE IN CHAMBERS.
RULE 8 – COSTS.
RULE 9 – DECISIONS GIVEN IN CHAMBERS, HOW SET ASIDE OR VARIED.

 Rules in ORDER 51 – FORECLOSURE AND REDEMPTION.
RULE 1 – ORIGINATING SUMMONS FOR FORECLOSURE.
RULE 2 – CIVIL FORMS 35,36,37.
RULE 3 – SERVICE AND EXECUTION OF JUDGMENT.

 Rules in ORDER 52 – SUMMONS TO PROCEED
RULE 1 – BRINGING IN JUDGMENT ETC DIRECTING ACCOUNTS AND INQUIRIES.
RULE 2 – SUMMONS PROCEED WITH ACCOUNTS AND INQUIRIES: DIRECTIONS.
RULE 3 – SETTLING DEED WHERE PARTIES DIFFER.
RULE 4 – WHERE SERVICE OF NOTICE OF JUDGMENT OR ORDER DISPENSED WITH.
RULE 5 – STOPPAGE OF PROCEEDINGS WHERE ALL NECESSARY PARTIES HAVE NOT BEEN SERVED WITH NOTICE OF JUDGMENT OR ORDER.
RULE 6 – DOCUMENTS: COPIES FOR THE USE OF JUDGE.
RULE 7 – ENTRY IN SUMMONS TO PROCEED.

 Rules in ORDER 53 – SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS FOR POSSESSION OF LANDED PROPERTY OCCUPIED BY SQUATTERS OR WITHOUT THE OWNER’S CONSENT.
RULE 1 – APPLICATION OF THIS ORDER.
RULE 2 – PROCEEDINGS TO BE BROUGHT BY ORIGINATING SUMMONS.
RULE 3 – AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT.
RULE 4 – SERVICE OF ORIGINATING SUMMONS.
RULE 5 – APPLICATION BY OCCUPIER TO BE MADE A PARTY.
RULE 6 – ORDER FOR POSSESSION.
RULE 7 – WRIT OF POSSESSION.
RULE 8 – SETTING ASIDE OF ORDER.

 Rules in ORDER 54 – STAY OF EXECUTION PENDING APPEAL TO THE COURT OF APPEAL
RULE 1 – STAY OF EXECUTION PENDING APPEAL.
RULE 2 – COMPILATION OF RECORD.
RULE 3 – COURT MAY GRANT OR REFUSE ORDER FOR STAY.
RULE 4 – FORMAL ORDER TO BE DRAWN UP.

 Rules in ORDER 55 – PROBATE AND ADMINISTRATION
RULE 1 – PETITION TO BE MADE TO PROBATE.
RULE 2 – PRESERVATION OF PROPERTY.
RULE 3 – UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS INTERMEDDLING WITH PROPERTY.
RULE 4 – PRODUCTION OF TESTAMENTARY PAPERS.
RULE 5 – JUDGE MAY ORDER PRODUCTION.
RULE 6 – EXAMINATION RESPECTING PAPERS.
RULE 7 – NOTICE TO EXECUTOR TO COME IN AND PROVE.
RULE 8 – LIABILITY OF EXECUTOR NEGLECTING TO APPLY FOR PROBATE.
RULE 9 – EVIDENCE OF IDENTITY.
RULE 10 – JUDGE MAY REFUSE GRANT UNTIL ALL PERSONS INTERESTED ARE GIVEN DUE NOTICE.
RULE 11 – VALUE OF A PROPERTY.
RULE 12 – ANSWERS REQUIRED BEFORE GRANT.
RULE 13 – FORMS OF SUITS.
RULE 14 – TESTATOR MAY DEPOSIT WILL.
RULE 15 – CUSTODY OF WILLS OF WHICH PROBATE IS GRANTED.
RULE 16 – WILL NOT GIVEN OUT WITHOUT ORDER OF JUDGE.
RULE 17 – EXAMINATION OF WILL AS TO ITS EXECUTION
RULE 18 – EVIDENCE TO DUE EXECUTION OF WILL.
RULE 19 – EVIDENCE ON FAILURE OF ATTESTING WITNESSES.
RULE 20 – EVIDENCE AS TO TERMS; CONDITIONS AND DATE OF EXECUTION OF WILL.
RULE 21 – ATTEMPTED REVOCATION OF A WILL
RULE 22 – AFFIDAVIT AS TO DUE EXECUTION, 21. TERMS, ETC OF WILL.
RULE 23 – WILLS OF PERSONS IN MILITARY SERVICE AND SEAMEN.
RULE 24 – EVIDENCE OF FOREIGN LAW.
RULE 25 – ORDER OF PRIORITY FOR GRANT WHERE DECEASED LEFT A WILL.
RULE 26 – JOINDER OF ADMINISTRATOR.
RULE 27 – WILL OF BLIND OR ILLITERATE TESTATOR.
RULE 28 – INTERLINEATIONS, ERASURES, OBLITERATIONS.
RULE 29 – DOCUMENTS REFERRED TO IN A WILL OR ANNEXED THERETO.
RULE 30 – EXECUTOR DYING WITHOUT PROVING OR NOT APPEARING.
RULE 31 – MAKING OF WILLS.
RULE 32 – VIVA VOCE EXAMINATION OF PERSONS MAKING AFFIDAVITS.
RULE 33 – LETTERS OF ADMINSTRATION.
RULE 34 – ADMINISTRATION BOND.
RULE 35 – GUARANTEE.
RULE 36 – ASSIGNMENT OF BOND.
RULE 37 – ADMINISTRATION.
RULE 38 – ORDER FOR ADMINSTRATION.
RULE 39 – ORDER RELATING TO PROPERTY.
RULE 40 – ADMINISTRATION MAY BE GRANTED TO OFFICER.
RULE 41 – OFFICER TO ACT UNDER THE DIRECTION OF JUDGE.
RULE 42 – COURT MAY APPOINT PERSON TO BE ADMINISTRATOR.
RULE 43 – REMUNERATION OF ADMINISTRATORS.
RULE 44 – SECURING AND COLLECTION OF ESTATE.
RULE 45 – APPLICATION OFFICER OR PERSON AUTHORIZED BY HIM TO ADMINISTER ESTATE.
RULE 46 – ACCOUNTS TO BE FILED.
RULE 47 – COURT MAY REFUSE APPLICATION TO REVIEW.
RULE 48 – GRANT TO BE SIGNED BY PROBATE REGISTRAR.
RULE 49 – APPLICATION.
RULE 50 – APPLICATION FOR GRANTS THROUGH LEGAL PRACTITIONERS.

 Rules in ORDER 56 – APPEALS TO HIGH COURT
RULE 1 – NOTICE OF APPEAL
RULE 2 – CONTENTS, ETC OF NOTICE OF APPEAL.
RULE 3 – COPIES OF PROCEEDINGS.
RULE 4 – APPEAL TO HIGH COURT, COPY OF PROCEEDINGS TO DIVISION APPEALED AGAINST.
RULE 5 – RESPONDENT TO BE SUPPLIED WITH COPY OF PROCEEDINGS.
RULE 6 – PROCEEDINGS TO ENLARGE TIME.
RULE 7 – WHERE TIME EXPIRES.
RULE 8 – CONSTITUTION OF COURT HEARING APPEAL.
RULE 9 – TIME AND PLACE FOR HEARING.
RULE 10 – WHERE APPELLANT FAILS TO APPEAR.
RULE 11 – WHERE APPELLANT APPEARS.
RULE 12 – APPEAL LIMITED TO GROUNDS GIVEN IN NOTICE.
RULE 13 – REQUEST TO CONFIRM JUDGMENT ON OTHER GROUNDS.
RULE 14 – CROSS APPEAL.
RULE 15 – OBJECTION TO FORM OF GROUND OF APPEAL.
RULE 16 – DEFECTS IN PROCEEDINGS UNDER APPEAL.
RULE 17 – NO OBJECTION TO DEFECT.
RULE 18 – ADDITIONAL EVIDENCE.
RULE 19 – MODE OF TAKING EVIDENCE.
RULE 20 – FEES: APPENDIX II.
RULE 21 – ALLOWANCE TO WITNESS APPENDIX II.
RULE 22 – STAY OF EXECUTION.
RULE 23 – COSTS.
RULE 24 – SECURITY FOR COSTS.
RULE 25 – ORDERS OF HIGH COURT TO BE CERTIFIED TO THE LOWER COURT.
RULE 26 – ENFORCING OF JUDGMENT.
RULE 28 – HIGH COURT MAY ENLARGE TIME.
RULE 29 – INTERPRETATION.

 Rules in ORDER 57 – APPEALS TO THE HIGH COURT FROM DECISIONS OF AUDITORS.
RULE 1 – APPLICATION.
RULE 2 – METHOD OF APPEAL.
RULE 3 – EVIDENCE.
RULE 4 – SERVICE.
RULE 5 – CONTENTS OF NOTICE, DATE OF HEARING.
RULE 6 – REASONS FOR APPEAL TO BE FILED.
RULE 7 – COPY OF AFFIDAVITS TO BE SERVED ON THE PARTIES.
RULE 8 – SERVICE ON AUDITOR OTHER THAN THE AUDITOR WHO GAVE DECISION.

 Rules in ORDER 58 – APPEALS TO THE HIGH COURT FROM PROFESSIONAL BODIES.
RULE 1 – APPLICATION.
RULE 2 – METHOD OF APPEAL.
RULE 3 – EVIDENCE.
RULE 4 – SERVICE.
RULE 5 – CONTENTS OF NOTICE AND DATE OF HEARING.
RULE 6 – REASONS FOR APPEAL TO BE FILED.
RULE 7 – COPY OF AFFIDAVITS TO BE SERVED ON THE PARTIES.

 Rules in ORDER 59 – INTERLOCUTORY APPLICATION
RULE 1 – TIME TO APPLY.
RULE 2 – APPLICATION BY MOTION.
RULE 3 – AFFIDAVITS.
RULE 4 – AFFIDAVIT TO BE SERVED WITH MOTION.
RULE 5 – HEARING OF MOTION.
RULE 6 – ADJOURNMENTS.
RULE 7 – MOTION TO BE ON NOTICE.
RULE 8 – AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT OF EX-PARTE MOTION.
RULE 9 – ARGUMENTS ON MOTION.
RULE 10 – ORDER ON EX-PARTE MOTION.
RULE 11 – PARTY AFFECTED MAY APPLY FOR DISCHARGE ORDER.
RULE 12 – COURT MAY VARY OR DISCHARGE ORDER.
RULE 13 – RETURN-DAY TO BE SPECIFIED.
RULE 14 – COUNTER-EVIDENCE.
RULE 15 – FURTHER SERVICE.
RULE 16 – APPEARANCE OR PROOF OF SERVICE.
RULE 17 – GENERAL POWERS AS TO ORDERS.
RULE 18 – COPY OF AFFIDAVIT TO BE SERVED WITH NOTICE.
RULE 19 – NOTICE OF MOTION.
RULE 20 – SERVICE OF NOTICE.
RULE 21 – SERVICE ON SOLICITOR.
RULE 22 – ORDER FOR SERVICE.
RULE 23 – SERVICE WITH WRIT OF SUMMONS.
RULE 24 – ORAL EVIDENCE.
RULE 25 – EVIDENCE IN ADDITION TO OR IN LIEU OF AFFIDAVITS.
RULE 26 – NOTICE TO PARTIES AND INTERESTED PARTIES.
RULE 27 – EVIDENCE HOW TAKEN.
RULE 28 – AFFIDAVIT NOT FILED WITH MOTION.

 Rules in ORDER 60 – PETITION: GENERAL PROVISIONS
RULE 1 – APPLICATION.
RULE 2 – CONTENTS OF PETITION.
RULE 3 – PRESENTATION OF PETITION.
RULE 4 – FIXING TIME FOR HEARING PETITION.
RULE 5 – CERTAIN APPLICATIONS NOT TO BE MADE BY PETITION.

 Rules in ORDER 61 – ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION (A.D.R.)
RULE 1 – NOMINATION OF ARBITRATORS AND APPOINTMENT.
RULE 2 – COURT MAY APPOINT ARBITRATOR.
RULE 3 – FORM OF ORDER OF REFERENCE.
RULE 4 – UMPIRE WHERE NECESSARY.
RULE 5 – ATTENDANCE OF WITNESS.
RULE 6 – EXTENSION OF TIME FOR MAKING AWARD.
RULE 7 – POWER OF COURT IN CASE OF DEATH, INCAPACITATION, OR REFUSAL TO ACT.
RULE 8 – FINDINGS.
RULE 9 – SPECIAL CASE FOR OPINION OF THE COURT.
RULE 10 – COURT MAY MODIFY OR CORRECT AWARDS.
RULE 11 – POWERS AS TO COSTS.
RULE 12 – POWER OF COURT TO REMIT FOR RECONSIDERATION.
RULE 13 – SETTING ASIDE AWARD.
RULE 14 – FILING AWARD; EFFECT OF.
RULE 15 – APPLICATIONS UNDER ARBITRATION LAW CAP. 8 LBOS 1994.
RULE 16 – APPLICATION TO BE MADE WITHIN 21 DAYS.
RULE 17 – MODE OF ENFORCING AWARD.
RULE 18 – FOREIGN ARBITRATION AWARD, CAP. 152, LFN, 1990
RULE 19 – APPLICATION AND MEANING OF TERMS.

 Rules in ORDER 62 – RECEIVERS
RULE 1 – APPLICATION FOR RECEIVER, INJUNCTION.
RULE 2 – GIVING OF SECURITY BY RECEIVER. FORM 31.
RULE 3 – RENUMERATION OF A RECEIVER
RULE 4 – RECEIVER’S ACCOUNT FORM 33.
RULE 5 – PAYMENT OF BALANCE, ETC, BY RECEIVER.
RULE 6 – DEFAULT BY RECEIVER.

 Rules in ORDER 63 – INTERIM ATTACHMENT OF PROPERTY
RULE 1 – IN WHAT CASES.
RULE 2 – APPLICATION FOR ATTACHMENT.
RULE 3 – FORM OF ORDER.
RULE 4 – WHERE DEFENDANT FAILS TO SHOW CAUSE.
RULE 5 – RIGHT OF THIRD PARTIES NOT TO BE AFFECTED.
RULE 6 – REMOVAL OF ATTACHMENT.
RULE 7 – IN WHAT COURTS PROCEEDINGS MAY BE TAKEN.

 Rules in ORDER 64 – GARNISHEE PROCEEDINGS
RULE 1 – ATTACHMENT OF DEBT DUE TO JUDGMENT DEBTOR.
RULE 2 – APPLICATION FOR ORDER.
RULE 3 – SERVICE AND EFFECT OF ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE.
RULE 4 – NON APPEARANCE OR DISPUTE OF LIABILITY BY GARNISHEE.
RULE 5 – DISPUTE OF LIABILITY OF GARNISHEE.
RULE 6 – CLAIMS OF THIRD PERSONS.
RULE 7 – DISCHARGE OF GARNISHEE.

 Rules in ORDER 65 – LEGITIMACY PROCEEDINGS
RULE 1 – DEFINITION.
RULE 2 – PRACTICE AND RULES. CAP. 79.
RULE 3 – MATTERS TO BE STATED.
RULE 4 – PETITIONER RESIDENT OUTSIDE THE STATE.
RULE 5 – SECURITY FOR COSTS BY PETITIONER RESIDENT OUTSIDE THE STATE.
RULE 6 – PERSONS TO BE RESPONDENTS.
RULE 7 – AFFIDAVIT OF VERIFICATION.
RULE 8 – COPIES OF PETITION TO BE FILED.
RULE 9 – COPIES OF PAPERS TO BE SENT TO ATTORNEY-GENERAL.
RULE 10 – PERSONAL SERVICE ON OTHER RESPONDENTS.
RULE 11 – FILING OF ANSWERS.
RULE 12 – EVIDENCE
RULE 13 – COSTS.
RULE 14 – COPY OF ORDER TO BE APPLIED.

 Rules in ORDER 66 – FILING OF BRIEFS OF ARGUMENT
RULE 1 – APPLICATION.
RULE 2 – FILING OF APPELLANTS’ BRIEFS.
RULE 3 – FORMS OF BRIEF.
RULE 4 – FILING OF RESPONDENT’S BRIEF.
RULE 5 – FILING REPLY BRIEF.
RULE 6 – JOINT AND SEVERAL BRIEFS.
RULE 7 – CROSS-APPEAL OR RESPONDENT’S NOTICE.
RULE 8 – NUMBER AND SERVICE OF DOCUMENTS.
RULE 9 – ORAL ARGUMENTS.
RULE 10 – CONSEQUENCES OF FAILURE OF FILINGS BRIEFS.
RULE 11 – POWER OF COURT TO ACCELERATE HEARING IN EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES.

 Rules in ORDER 67 – FORMS.
RULE – – TABLE

 Rules in ORDER 68 – APPENDIX II
RULE – – –