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Supreme Court Act, 1959 (Act No. 59 of 1959)

22. Powers of court on hearing of appeals


The appellate division or a provincial division, or a local division having appeal jurisdiction, shall have power—

(a) on the hearing of an appeal to receive further evidence, either orally or by deposition before a person appointed by such division, or to remit the case to the court of first instance, or the court whose judgment is the subject of the appeal, for further hearing, with such instructions as regards the taking of further evidence or otherwise as to the division concerned seems necessary; and
(b) to confirm, amend or set aside the judgment or order which is the subject of the appeal and to give any judgment or make any order which the circumstances may require.