Terms of Use


The Administration of Justice, (hereinafter: the Authority) offers the information on this website (hereinafter: the service) pursuant to the following terms. The term "User" as follows shall mean each person who establishes or accesses a connection to the service.


According to the law of copyright in Botswana and pursuant to international treaties, copyright in the office's publications, including those provided by the service, belong to the Administration of Justice. These rights apply, inter alia, to text, pictures, drawings, maps, audio tracts, video tracts, graphics and program applications (hereinafter: the protected material), unless stated explicitly that the copyright in the protected material belongs to another party.
User may make "fair use" of the protected material as set out under law. Such fair use includes quoting from the protected material in a reasonable manner.
When quoting from the protected material, User must attribute the source of the quotation, whether it is the office or a third party. User may not alter, modify or in any other fashion change the protected material, and may not do any other act which might diminish the value of the protected material in a manner which would cast aspersion on the creator of the protected material.
Subject to the law of copyright, User may not copy, redistribute, retransmit or publish protected material, without the prior written consent of the office.


Any questions about this service or about the activities of the office may be sent directly to the office through the feedback page on this website.


The service is provided to the public "as is".
The Administration of Justice shall not be held liable for the suitability of the service to User's needs, nor shall the Administration of Justice be held liable for any error or mistake found in the material provided by the service.
The Administration of Justice shall not be held liable for any changes made in the material provided by the service if such changes were made by User or by a third party.
User alone shall bear all responsibility for the way in which he/she uses the service.
The Administration of Justice shall not be held liable for any loss or damage caused to User or third parties arising directly or indirectly from the use of the service, including loss or damage due to the use of applications that were downloaded directly through the service or that were activated by using the service, including ActiveX, JavaScript and Java.
For the purposes of the above terms, "Administration of Justice" includes its employees and agents.


This site contains links to external sites. The following conditions shall apply to the use of these links, without derogating from the other conditions in these “Terms of Use”.
The links are solely for the convenience of User.
Unless otherwise stipulated on this site, no legal or commercial relationship exists between the office and external sites not maintained by the Administration of Justice (third party sites), and the office has no control over the content of said third party sites.
The Administration of Justice is not responsible for the content of third party sites.
Links to third party sites shall not be construed as an endorsement, recommendation or favouring by the Administration of Justice or by the office of said third party sites, including documents and other materials to be found therein, of the operators of said sites or of products offered on said sites.
At the time each link was included in this site, it was found that the material in the linked-to site was relevant to the purposes of this service, and that the link itself was functional. However, it is possible that with the passing of time, the contents of the linked-to sites have changed. If User feels that material on a linked-to site is not fitting, or if User finds that a link is no longer operational, he/she is requested to inform the Webmaster of such. In addition, if User feels that there is an additional site relevant to the subject matter of this service, he/she is requested to inform the Webmaster of such.


Personal information given to the office through this service will be kept confidential.

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