532. Jurisdiction of High Court and County Court.

(3)     Legal Proceedings in General

(i)     Jurisdiction of the Courts in Relation to Mortgage Proceedings

532.     Jurisdiction of High Court and County Court.

In general, the High Court has jurisdiction to determine any proceedings by a mortgagor or mortgagee to enforce the terms of a mortgage, although in practice most mortgage claims are brought in the County Court1. The High Court does not have jurisdiction to hear and determine proceedings in which a mortgagee claims possession and the mortgaged property consists of or includes a dwelling house2, as those proceedings must, except where any part of