FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS (ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURE) RULES (2009)

 Rules in ORDER 1 – APPLICATION AND INTERPRETATION
RULE 1 – CITATION
RULE 2 – INTERPRETATION.

 Rules in ORDER 2 – COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION
RULE 1 – CAUSE OF ACTION.
RULE 2 – MODE OF COMMENCEMENT.
RULE 3 – –
RULE 4 – –
RULE 5 – APPLICANT’S WRITTEN ADDRESS.
RULE 6 – RESPONDENT’S WRITTEN ADDRESS.
RULE 7 – APPLICANT’S ADDRESS ON POINTS OF LAW.

 Rules in ORDER 3 – LIMITATION OF ACTION
RULE 1 – –

 Rules in ORDER 4 – GENERAL CONDUCT OF PROCEEDINGS
RULE 1 – DATE FOR HEARING.
RULE 2 – ADJOURNMENTS.
RULE 3 – EX PARTE APPLICATION.
RULE 4 – –
RULE 5 – PRODUCTION OF APPLICANT
RULE 6 – DISCHARGE OF EX PARTE ORDERS.

 Rules in ORDER 5 – SERVICE OF COURT PROCESS
RULE 1 – BY WHOM SERVICE IS TO BE EFFECTED.
RULE 2 – SERVICE OF PROCESS: HOW EFFECTED.
RULE 3 – SERVICE OF ORDER FOR PRODUCTION OF APPLICANT.
RULE 4 – SERVICE OF ORDER FOR PRODUCTION TO MORE THAN ONE PARTY.
RULE 5 – SERVICE TO POLICE OFFICER OR PRISON SUPERINTENDENT
RULE 6 – –
RULE 7 – SUBSTITUTED SERVICE.
RULE 8 – SERVICE ON AN EMPLOYEE OF GOVERNMENT
RULE 9 – –
RULE 10 – –
RULE 11 – –

 Rules in ORDER 6 – AMENDMENT OF STATEMENTS AND AFFIDAVITS
RULE 1 – HEARING OF APPLICATION.
RULE 2 – –
RULE 3 – –
RULE 4 – NON-COMPLIANCE
RULE 5 – NOTICE OF APPLICATION.

 Rules in ORDER 7 – CONSOLIDATION OF SEVERAL APPLICATIONS RELATING TO THE SAME INFRINGEMENT
RULE 1 – ORDER FOR CONSOLIDATION.
RULE 2 – APPLICATION FOR RE-ASSIGNMENT.
RULE 3 – APPLICATION FOR CONSOLIDATION.

 Rules in ORDER 8 – NOTICE OF PRELIMINARY OBJECTION DISPUTING THE COURT’S JURISDICTION.
RULE 1 – APPLICATION TO SET ASIDE PROCEEDING.
RULE 2 – RESPONDENT’S NOTICE OF PRELIMINARY OBJECTION
RULE 3 – COUNTER AFFIDAVIT.
RULE 4 – HEARING.
RULE 5 – ORDERS.
RULE 6 – –

 Rules in ORDER 9 – EFFECT OF NON COMPLIANCE.
RULE 1 – –

 Rules in ORDER 10 – APPLICATION TO QUASH ANY PROCEEDINGS
RULE 1 – HOW TO COMMENCE.
RULE 2 – ORDERS.

 Rules in ORDER 11 – ORDER WHICH THE COURT MAY MAKE
RULE – – –

   At the hearing of any application, under these Rules, the Court may make such orders, issue such writs, and give such directions as it may consider just or appropriate for the purpose of enforcing or securing the enforcement of any of the Fundamental Rights provided for in the Constitution or African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (Ratification and Enforcement) Act to which the applicant may be entitled.


 Rules in ORDER 12 – HEARING OF THE APPLICATION
RULE 1 – WRITTEN ADDRESS.
RULE 2 – ORAL ARGUMENT.
RULE 3 – ADOPTION OF ADDRESS.
RULE 4 – CONTENT OF ADDRESS
RULE 5 – LIST OF AUTHORITIES.

 Rules in ORDER 13 – RIGHT OF ANY OTHER PERSON OR BODY TO BE HEARD
RULE 1 – RIGHT OF ANY OTHER PERSON TO BE HEARD.

    Any person or body who desires to be heard in respect of any Human Rights Application and who appears to the Court to be a proper party to be heard, may be heard whether or not the party has been served with any of the relevant processes, and whether or not the party has any interest in the matter.

RULE 2 – AMICI CURIAE

 Rules in ORDER 14 – COMMITTAL FOR CONTEMPT
RULE – – –

 Rules in ORDER 15 – TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
RULE 1 – ABROGATION OF 1979 RULES.
RULE 2 – COMMENCEMENT.
RULE 3 – PENDING APPLICATION UNDER 1979 RULES.
RULE 4 – INSTANCES NOT COVERED BY THESE RULES.