MASVINGO – The High Court in Masvingo, like all others has closed.
It was closed on November 26, 2020 and Justice Paddington Garwe will officially open it for the 2021 legal year on January 11, a statement in the hands of The Mirror has said.
The High, Supreme and Constitutional Courts are currently just attending to urgent matters.
The first term for the 2021 legal year will close on April 2, 2021 for the Easter holiday and it will stretch from April 3 to May 9, 2021 and this is contained in General Notice 2445 of 2020.
The second term begins on May 10 and ends on July 30, 2021 with the mid-year vacation stretching from July 31-September 5, 2021. The third term runs from September 6 to November 26, 2021 with the Xmas holiday beginning on November 27 and ending January 9, 2022.
The High Court in Masvingo opened in 2016 with two judges. The number of judges has since been increased to three with Justice Garainesu Mawadze as the head, Neville Wamambo and Sunsley Zisengwe. https://masvingomirror.com