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Civil Jurisdiction of the Woreda Courts

    1.  Woreda Courts Shall have civil jurisdiction over regional matters pursuant to the powers vested to them in the civil procedure and other laws.

    2.  Without prejudice to sub article 1 of this article, they shall have first instance jurisdiction to try:

    A.   all suits regarding movable property where the amount involved does not exceed 50,000 Ethiopian Birr, /Fifity thousands Birr/.

    B.   All suits regarding immovable Properties where the amount involved does not exceed 100,000 Ethiopian Birr./One hundred thousands Birr/.

    3     Without prejudice to sub articles 1 and 2 of this article, they shall exercise jurisdiction over filiation, habeas corpus and other cases the subject of which cannot be expressed in money.