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

27. Time allowed for appearance


The time allowed for entering an appearance to a civil summons served outside the area of jurisdiction of the court in which it was issued shall be not less than—

(a) twenty-one days if the summons is to be served at a place more than one hundred miles from the court out of which it was issued; and
(b) fourteen days in any other case.