FHC CJ Cancels Charges On Monetary Claims And Default Fees In Fundamental Rights Application
FHC CJ Cancels Charges On Monetary Claims And Default Fees In Fundamental Rights Application

FHC CJ Cancels Charges On Monetary Claims And Default Fees In Fundamental Rights Application
The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Hon Justice John Terhemba Tsoho has directed all Deputy Chief Registrars, as well as All Station Registrar of the Federal High Court to no longer Charge monetary claims and default fees with respect to Fundamental Human Right applications.

The directive of His. Lordship, Justice Tosho is contained in a circular with reference number FHC/ABJ/ACR/01/2021 and dated the 12th day of February, 2021. The said circular which was issued by the Assistant Chief Registrar [Litigation], Jane Egbo Esq., on-behalf of the Court, and obtained by ASKLEGALPALACE, has as its heading, ‘RE: MONETARY CLAIMS AND DEFAULT FEES IN FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHT APPLICATIONS’.

The circular reads in part:

‘I have been directed by the Hon. Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Hon. Justice J.T. Tsoho to inform you that henceforth, monetary claims and default fee in respect of Fundamental Human Rights applications should no longer be charged’


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