What are Civil Proceedings?
Civil proceedings are all proceedings which are not criminal proceedings. Family proceedings are also a type of civil proceeding. Below are some of the types of civil proceedings which may be commenced in the courts of the Falkland Islands.
Financial Claims <£50,000
Financial Claims >£50,000
Civil appeals to the Senior Magistrate/Magistrate's Court
Under the law of the Falkland Islands, there are various civil appeals which lie to the Senior Magistrate or the Magistrate's Court. Some of these can be found in;
- Prohibited Goods Ordinance
- Electoral Ordinance
- Licensing Ordinance
- Firearms & Ammunition Ordinance
- Dangerous Goods Ordinance
If you would like to commence an appeal under one of these provisions, please contact the court office and request the correct forms.