Civil jurisdiction of District Court

74 General civil jurisdiction


The court has jurisdiction to hear and determine a proceeding—


in which the amount claimed or the value of the property in dispute does not exceed $350,000:


that, under any enactment other than this Act, may be heard and determined in the court.


The amount claimed in a proceeding under subsection (1) may be for the balance, not exceeding $350,000, of an amount owing after a set-off of any claim by the defendant that is admitted by the claimant.

Compare: 1947 No 16 s 29