Rule 1 Order XLVII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Application for review of judgment"
(1) Any person considering himself aggrieved-
(a) by a decree or order from which an appeal is allowed, but from no appeal has been preferred,
(b) by a decree or order from which no appeal is allowed, or
(c) by a decision on a reference from a Court of Small Causes,
and who, from the discovery of new and important matter or evidence which, after the exercise of due diligence was not within his knowledge or could not be produced by him at the time when the decree was passed or order made, or on account of some mistake or error apparent on the face of the record or for any other sufficient reason, desires to obtain a review of the decree passed or order made against him, may apply for a review of judgment to the Court which passed the decree or made the order.
(2) A party who is not appealing from a decree or order may apply for a review of judgment notwithstanding the pendency of an appeal by some other party except where the ground of such appeal is common to the applicant and the appellant, or when, being respondent, he can present to the Appellate Court the case on which he applies for the review.
Explanation.-The fact that the decision on a question of law on which the judgment of the Court is based has been reversed or modified by the subsequent decision of a superior Court in any other case, shall not be a ground for the review of such judgment.
Rule 2 Order XLVII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "To whom applications for review may be made"
Rule 3 Order XLVII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Form of applications for review"
The provisions as to the form of preferring appeals shall apply mutates mutandis, to applications for review
Rule 4 Order XLVII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Application where rejected"
(1) Where it appears to the Court that there is not
sufficient ground for a review, it shall reject the
(2) Application where granted- Where the Court is of opinion that the application for review should be granted, it shall grant the same
(a) no such application shall be granted without previous notice to the opposite party, to enable him to appear and be heard in support of the decree or order, a review of which is applied for; and
(b) no such application shall be granted on the ground of discovery of new matter or evidence which the applicant alleges was not within his knowledge, or could not be adduced by him when the decree or order was passed or made, without strict proof of such allegation.
Rule 5 Order XLVII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Application for review in Court consisting of two or more judges"
Where the Judge or Judges, or any one of the judges, who passed the decree or made the order a review of which is applied for, continues or continued attaches to the Court at the time when the application for a review is presented, and is not or not precluded by absence or other cause for a period of six months next after the application from considering the decree or order to which the application refers, such Judge or Judges or any of them shall hear the application, and no other Judge or Judges of the Court shall hear the same.
Rule 6 Order XLVII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Application where rejected"
(1) Where the application for a review is heard by more than
one judge and the Court is equally divided, the application
shall be rejected.
(2) Where there is a majority, the decision shall be according to the opinion of the majority.
Rule 7 Order XLVII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Order of rejection not appealable, Objections to order granting application"
(1) An order of the Court rejecting the application shall
not be appealable; but an order granting an application may
be objected to at once by an appeal from the order granting
the application or in an appeal from the decree or order
finally passed or made in the suit.
(2) Where the application has been rejected in consequence of the failure of the applicant to appear, he may apply for an order to have the rejected application restored to the file, and, where it is proved to the satisfaction of the Court that he was prevented by any sufficient cause from appearing when such application was called on for hearing, the Court shall order it to be restored to the file upon such terms as to costs or otherwise as it thinks fit, and shall appoint a day for hearing the same.
(3) No order shall be made under sub-rule (2) unless notice of the application has been served on the opposite party.
Rule 8 Order XLVII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Registry of application granted, and order for re-hearing"
When an application for review is granted, a note thereof shall be made in the register and the Court may at once re-hear the case or make such order in regard to the re-hearing as it thinks fit.
Rule 9 Order XLVII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Bar of certain application"
No application to review an order made on an application for a review or a decree or order passed or made on a review shall be entertained.
Form of appeal, What to accompany memorandum? What are the Grounds which may be taken in appeal? What is Rejection or amendment of memorandums? How to file Application for condonation of delay? What is the meaning of One of several plaintiffs or defendants may obtain reversal of whole decree where it proceeds on ground common to all? Rule 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Order XLI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What is Stay by Appellate Court? What is Security in case of order for execution of decree appealed from? What is Exercise of powers in appeal from order made in execution of decree? Rule 5, 6, 7 and 8 of Order XLI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What is Registry of memorandum of appeals? Do Appellate Court may require appellant to furnish security for costs? What is the Power to dismiss appeal without sending notice to Lower Courts? How to fix Day for hearing appeal? Should Appellate Court to give notice to Court whose decree applied from? How is Publication and service of notice of day for hearing appeal? What are the Contents of notice? Rule 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 of Order XLI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What is Right to begin? What is the meaning of Dismissal of appeal for appellants’ default? When Dismissal of and where notice not served in consequence of appellant’s failure to deposit costs? How to do Re-admission of appeal dismissed for default? What is the Power to adjourn hearing and direct persons appearing interested to be made respondents? How to do Re-hearing on application of respondent against whom ex parte decree made? Can Upon hearing respondent may object to decree as if he had preferred a separate appeal? Rule 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22 of Order XLI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What is Remand of case by Appellate Court? What is Remand in other Cases? Where evidence on record sufficient Appellate Court may determine case finally? Where Appellate Court may frame issues and refer them for trial to Court whose decree appealed from? Should Findings and evidence to be put on record? What are the Objections to finding? Should Order of remand to mention date of next hearing? Can Production of additional evidence in Appellate Court allowed? What is the Mode of taking additional evidence? What are the Points to be defined and recorded? Rule 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29 of Order XLI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
Judgment when and where pronounced? What are Contents, date and signature of Judgment? What Judgment may direct? What is the Power of Court of Appeal? Is dissent to be recorded? Rule 30, 31, 32, 33 and 34 of Order XLI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What are Date and contents of decree? How many Copies of Judgment and decree to be furnished to parties? Should Certified copy of decree to be sent to Court whose decree appealed from? Rule 35, 36 and 37 of Order XLI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What is Procedure? What is the Power of Court to direct that the appeal be heard on the question formulated by it? What is Application of rule 14 of Order XLI? Rule 1, 2 and 3 of Order XLII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
"Decree" defined, What is Application to Court whose decree complained of? What is Certificate as to value or fitness? What is the Effect of refusal of certificate? Are Security and deposit required on grant of certificate? What is Admission of appeal and procedure thereon? Rule 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 of Order XLV of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What is Revocation of acceptance of security? What is the Power to dispense with notices in case of deceased parties? What is the Power to order further security or payment? What is the Effect of failure to comply with order? Refund of balance deposit, Powers of Court pending appeal, Increase of security found inadequate, What is the Procedure to enforce orders of the Supreme Court? How to file Appeal from order relating to execution? Rule 9, 9A, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 of Order XLV of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What is Reference of question to High Court? Court may pass decree contingent upon decision of High Court, Should Judgment of High Court to be transmitted and case disposed of accordingly? What is Costs of reference to High Court? What is Reference to high Court under proviso to section 113? What is the Power to alter, etc., decree, of Court making reference? What is the Power to refer to High Court questions as to jurisdiction in small causes? What is the Power to District Court to submit for revision proceeding had under mistake as to jurisdiction in small causes? Rule 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of Order XLVI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What is Application for review of judgment? To whom applications for review may be made? What is the Form of applications for review? When Application where rejected? How to file Application for review in Court consisting of two or more judges? Application where rejected? When Order of rejection not appealable? Objections to order granting application, Registry of application granted, and order for re-hearing, Bar of certain application? Rule 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 of Order XLVII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908