Reply to the petition of appeal in Tanzania (sample & pdf)

Reply to the Petition of Appeal is a legal document filed by the respondent in response to the petition of appeal.

It’s the primary document used by the respondent to address the arguments and claims presented by the appellant in their petition.

The reply typically addresses the specific grounds of appeal mentioned in the petition of appeal.

The respondent presents their counterarguments or rebuttals to each ground of appeal raised by the appellant.

Additionally, the reply includes requests or prayers to the court regarding how the respondent believes the appeal should be resolved.

The following is a sample Reply to the Petition of Appeal in Tanzania.

sample Reply to the Petition of Appeal in Tanzania

IN THE HIGH COURT OF TANZANIA
AT TANGA

CIVIL APPEAL NO. 3 OF 20…
(Arising from Civil Appeal No. 7 of 20… of Korogwe District Court and Original Civil Case No. 578 of 20…. of Manundu Primary Court)

DENGU TAMU…………….……………………………………..…………………. APPELLANT
Versus
PAPAI BICHI…………………………………..…………………………………….. RESPONDENT

REPLY TO PETITION OF APPEAL

The above-named Respondent reply to the Applellant’s petition of appeal as follows

  1. The first ground of appeal is disputed as being trivial and inconsequential to the merits of the case and the apparent disparity of dates did not occasion any miscarriage of justice.
  2. That the Respondent disputes the second ground of appeal and states that on the preponderance of the evidence adduced the Appellant’s defense of bona fide claim of right is unfounded.
  3. That in view of the High Court decision in Land Appeal No. 62 of 20.., Exhibit P2, the Appellant’s assertion of long possession in the third ground of appeal is devoid of merit.
  4. That the Respondent disputes the fourth ground of Appeal as being unfounded.
  5. That the respondent disputes the fifth ground of Appeal.
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THEREFORE the Respondent prays that the Appeal be dismissed in its entirety with costs.

Dated at Tanga this …………………..……… day of ……………………..…….………………. 20….

……………………………

RESPONDENT

Presented for filing this ………..……… day of ………………………………………..………….. 20..

REGISTRY OFFICER

Drawn & Filed by:

Papai Bichi
(The Respondent)

To be served upon:

The Appellant

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