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High Court opens on Monday



MASVINGO – The 2024 Legal Year starts on Monday, and the superior courts open the same day.

Constitutional Court Judge Justice Rita Makarau will officially open the legal year at the High Court in Masvingo.

An invitation to the official opening from the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) dated November 24, 2023, confirms the legal year to The Mirror.

“The Honourable Mrs Justice R. Makarau, Judge of the Constitutional Court, will officially open the 2024 Legal Year in Masvingo at Masvingo High Court on 8 January 2024…,” read part of the invitation.

General Notice 1505 of 2023 states that the 2024 Legal Year closes on November 29, 2024.

The first legal term of the year closes on March 28 with the Easter vacation running from March 29- May 5, 2024.

The second term runs from May 6 to July 26, 2024. The mid-year vacation commences July 27-September 8, 2024.

The final term of 2024 commences on September 9 and the legal year ends on November 29 with the Christmas vacation running from November 30, 2024-January 13, 2025.

The first High Court circuit for Gweru runs from January 22, 2024-February 2, 2024 with the second court running from May 13-May 24, 2024. The third sitting is from September 16-27, 2024.

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