Zambia`s Blackhall laws are intended to be the tool of the legal community and the general public. Under the 1997 Constitution, the Supreme Court is Zambia`s highest court and is the court of final appeal. The President of the Supreme Court and the other eight judges are appointed by the President. In consultation with the Prime Minister, the President also appoints the Director of Public Prosecutions and the Attorney General, the latter being the Government`s principal legal adviser. The independence of the judiciary has been respected by the government. Hearings before the courts of first instance are public. The Zambian judicial system is based on English common law and common law. The common law is administered by several high courts that have the power to hear criminal and civil cases, as well as appeals from the lower courts. Courts of first instance are also established in various centres.
District courts mainly administer customary law, in particular matrimonial, property and inheritance matters. The laws of Blackhall Zambia are organized in such a way that every action on the Internet can be easily searched both chronologically and alphabetically with commented changes. Annotated text can be exported to PDF and MS Word formats. • Acts can be searched and printed in PDF and text format. Blackhall Publishing publishes Zambia`s revised laws on CD-ROM and online. The CD-ROM edition is published with folio views®. Blackhall`s Laws of Zambia is a revised edition of the laws of Zambia that includes primary and secondary law. • All laws and subsidiary laws enacted in relation to the main legislation Subscribers to the site have access to all legal laws of Zambia, as amended and commented upon. • All legal acts are presented in a completely revised and commented form. • The online database will be modified according to the publication of new and changing legislation.
Blackhall`s Laws of Zambia makes available to all persons interested in the laws of Zambia all persons interested in the laws of Zambia from a source on the Internet (and also on CD-ROM) and, in the near future, in printed form in an updated revised form.