The Sheriff of Zambia


The Sheriff’s Offices are located at the High Court and most of the Subordinate Courts.

Section 7 of the Act provides for the duties of the Sheriff. These duties are:

  • To receive and execute all writs and process originating from courts;
  • To serve summons and other documents (local or foreign);
  • To conduct auction sales of seized goods by the Sheriff or auction goods on behalf of institutions or individuals intending to sell their property.