The Court System – Questions and Answers

Subject Title: Introduction to Law and Governance Revision Kit

TOPIC: The Court System

QUESTION
April 2023 Question Seven C
Highlight FIVE powers of the Court of Appeal. (5 marks)

QUESTION
December 2022 Question Four C(ii)
In relation to the court system, highlight the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice. (4 marks)

QUESTION
December 2022 Question Six A(ii)
Highlight FOUR advantages of tribunals. (4 marks)

QUESTION
April 2022 Question One B
(i) Define the meaning of the term “tribunal”. (2 marks)
(ii) Describe five types of jurisdiction of Courts in your country. (10 marks)

QUESTION 5
December 2021 Question Two A
Describe the jurisdiction and composition of:
(i) The International Court of Justice. (2 marks)
(ii) The Supreme Court. (2 marks)
(iii) Court of Appeal. (2 marks)

QUESTION
December 2021 Pilot Paper Question Seven A
Outline the structure of courts in your country. (10 marks)

QUESTION
August 2021 Question Two B and C
(b) Highlight three functions of the Business Premises Rent Tribunals. (6 marks)
(c) Outline three circumstances that may lead to a vacancy in the office of a judge in the superior courts in your country. (6 marks)

QUESTION
August 2021 Question Six A
With respect to the Supreme Court in your country, explain the following:
(i) Establishment. (1 mark)
(ii) Composition. (3 marks)
(iii) Jurisdiction. (2 marks)

QUESTION
May 2021 Question Two A
Highlight six disputes which fall under the jurisdiction of the Employment and Labour Relations Court. (6 marks)

QUESTION
November 2020 Question Seven C
Identify six types of courts in your country. (6 marks)

QUESTION
November 2019 Question Five B
With reference to the court system in your country:
(i) Identify three superior courts. (3 marks)
(ii) Summarise five grounds upon which a judge of a superior court might be removed from office. (5 marks)

QUESTION
May 2019 Question Five B and C
(i) State four powers of the Court of Appeal. (4 marks)
(ii) Discuss three advantages and three disadvantages of tribunals (6 marks)

QUESTION
November 2018 Question Five C
Outline six special powers of the High Court in addition to the jurisdictional ones identified in the Constitution of your country. (6 marks)

QUESTION
May 2018 Question Two A
Highlight six functions of the judiciary in your country. (6 marks)

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May 2018 Question Three B
Discuss four areas of jurisdiction of the Environment and Land Court in your country. (8 marks)

QUESTION
November 2017 Question Seven A
Describe the jurisdiction of the Employment and Labour Relations Court (formerly the Industrial Court) in your country. (6 marks)

QUESTION
May 2017 Question Five A
State four ways through which the independence of the judiciary might be actualised (4 marks)

QUESTION
May 2017 Question Seven C
Describe the composition and jurisdiction of the Environment and Land Court. (6 marks)

QUESTION
November 2016 Question Five B
With reference to the court structure in your country, outline the hierarchy of the magistrate’s courts. (4 marks)

QUESTION
May 2016 Question Two B
In relation to the court system in your country:
(i) State live superior courts. (5 marks)
(ii) Explain the composition and jurisdiction of the Kadhi’s court. (5 marks)

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