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Prevention of Organised Crime Act, 1998 (Act No. 121 of 1998)

Chapter 6 : Civil Recovery of Property

Part 4 : General Provisions relating to Preservation and Forfeiture of Property

61. Expedition of applications


(a) In any application instituted under this Chapter by the State, the National Director may file with the Registrar of the High Court concerned a certificate stating that in his or her opinion the case is of general public importance.
(b) A copy of that certificate shall be furnished immediately by such Registrar to the Judge President of the High Court concerned or in his or her absence to the Acting Judge President or the Deputy Judge President of that Court.
(c) Upon receipt of such copy, such Judge President, Acting Judge President or Deputy Judge President, as the case may be, shall designate immediately a judge of that High Court to hear and determine the application.