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

28. Prohibition on attachment to found jurisdiction or arrest where defendant resides within the Republic


(1) No attachment of person or property to found jurisdiction shall be ordered by a court of any division against a person who is resident in the Republic.


(2) No writ shall be issued out of any such court in or in connection with civil proceedings instituted or to be instituted for the arrest of a person residing within the Republic to secure his appearance as a defendant in those proceedings, by reason only that such person has departed or is about to depart to a place outside the jurisdiction of that court but within the Republic.