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CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 1908

ORDER XVI SUMMONING ATTENDANCE OF WITNESSES

What is List of witnesses and summons to witnesses? What is the procedure for Production of witnesses without summons? What is the meaning of Expenses of witness to be paid into Court on applying for summons? How to Tender of expenses to witness? What is the Procedure where insufficient sum paid in? What is the meaning of Time, place and purpose of attendance to be specified in summons? What is Summons to produce document? What is Power to require persons present in Court to give evidence or produce document? Rule 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of Order XVI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

 

 

Summons how served? What is the Time for serving summons? What is the Procedure whose witness fails to comply with summons? What is the meaning If witness appears attachment may be withdrawn? What is the Procedure if witness fails to appear? What is the Mode of attachment? What is the meaning of Court may of its own accord summon as witnesses strangers to suit? Rule 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 of Order XVI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

What is the Duty of persons summoned give evidence or produce document? When they may depart? What is Application of rule 10 to 13, Procedure where witness apprehended cannot give evidence or produce document? What is the meaning of No witness to be ordered to attend in person unless resident within certain limits? What is the Consequence of refusal of party to give evidence when called on by Court? What are the Rules as to witnesses to apply to parties summoned? Rule 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21 of Order XVI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

ORDER XVII A SUMMONING ATTENDANCE OF WITNESSES

What are the Definitions? What is the Power to require attendance of prisoners to give evidence? What are the Expenses to be paid into Court? What is the Power of State Government to exclude certain persons from the operation of rule 2? What is the meaning of officer in charge of prison to abstain from carrying out order in certain cases? What is the meaning Prisoners to be brought to Court in custody? What is the Power to issue commission for examination of witness in prison? Rule 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of Order XVII A of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

ORDER XVIII SUMMONING ATTENDANCE OF WITNESSES

What is Right to begin? What is Statement and production of evidence? What is the Evidence where several issues? What is the meaning of Party to appear before other witnesses? Is Witnesses to be examined in open Court? How evidence shall be taken in appealable cases? When deposition to be interpreted? Rule 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of Order XVIII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

What is Evidence under section 138? What is Memorandum when evidence not taken down by Judge? When evidence may be taken in English? Any particular question and answer way he taken down? What are the Questions objected to and allowed by Court? What is Remarks on demeanour of witnesses? Rule 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 of Order XVIII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

What is Memorandum of evidence in unappealable cases? When Judge unable to make such memorandum to record reasons of his inability? What is the Power to deal with evidence taken before another Judge? What is the Power to examine witness immediately? What is the meaning Court may recall and examine witness? What is Production of evidence not previously known or which could not be produced despite due diligence? What is the Power of Court to inspect? Rule 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 17A and 18 of Order XVIII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

 

 

ORDER XIX AFFIDAVITS

What is the Power to order any point to be proved by affidavit? What is the Power to order attendance of deponent for cross-examination? Matters to which affidavits shall be confined? Rule 1, 2 and 3 of Order XIX of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

ORDER XX JUDGMENT AND DECREE

Judgment when pronounced? What is the Power to pronounce judgment written by judge's predecessor? Is Judgment to be signed? What is Judgments of Small Cause Courts? What is the meaning Court to state its decision on each issue? What is the meaning of Court to inform parties as to where an appeal lies in cases where parties are not represented by pleaders? What are the Contents of decree? Is Last paragraph of judgment to indicate in precise terms the reliefs granted? Copies of typewritten judgments when to be made available, What is the Date of decree? Rule 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5A, 6, 6A, 6B and 7 of Order XX of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

What is the Procedure where Judge has vacated office before signing decree? What is Decree for recovery of immovable property? What is Decree for delivery of movable property? What is the meaning Decree may direct payment by installments? What is Decree for possession and mesne profits? What is Decree in administration suit? What is Decree in pre-emption suit? Rule 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 12A, 13 and 14 of Order XX of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

What is Decree in suit for dissolution of partnership? What is Decree in suit for account between principal and agent? What is Special directions as to accounts? What is Decree in suit for partition of property or separate possession of a share therein? Decree when set-off or counter-claim is allowed? What is the meaning of Certifies copies of judgment and decree to be furnished? Rule 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20 of Order XX of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

ORDER XX JUDGMENT AND DECREE - RULE 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 12A, 13, 14 OF CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 1908

What is the Procedure where Judge has vacated office before signing decree? What is Decree for recovery of immovable property? What is Decree for delivery of movable property? What is the meaning Decree may direct payment by installments? What is Decree for possession and mesne profits? What is Decree in administration suit? What is Decree in pre-emption suit? Rule 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 12A, 13 and 14 of Order XX of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

Procedure where Judge has vacated office before signing decree, Decree for recovery of immovable property, Decree for delivery of movable property, Decree may direct payment by installments, Decree for possession and mesne profits, Decree in administration suit and Decree in pre-emption suit are defined under Rule 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 12A, 13 and 14 of Order XX of Code of Civil Procedure 1908. Provisions under these Rules are:

Rule 8 Order XX of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Procedure where Judge has vacated office before signing decree"

Where a Judge has vacated office after pronouncing judgment but without signing the decree, a decree drawn up in accordance with such judgment may be signed by his successor or, if the Court has ceased to exist, by the Judge of any Court to which such Court was subordinate.

Rule 9 Order XX of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Decree for recovery of immovable property"

Where the subject-matter of the suit is immovable property, the decree shall contain a description of such property sufficient to identify the same, and where such property can be identified by boundaries or by numbers in a record of settlement or survey, the decree shall specify such boundaries or numbers.

Rule 10 Order XX of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Decree for delivery of movable property"

Where the suit is for movable property, and the decree is for the delivery of such property, the decree shall also state the amount of money to be paid as an alternative if delivery cannot be head.

Rule 11 Order XX of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Decree may direct payment by installments"

 (1) Where and in so far as a decree is for the payment of money, the Court may for any sufficient reason 100[incorporate in the decree, after hearing such of the parties who had appeared personally or by pleader at the last hearing, before judgment, an order that] payment of the amount decreed shall be postponed or shall be made by installments, with or without interest, notwithstanding anything contained in the contract under which the money is payable.

(2) Order, after decree, for payment by installments- After the passing of any such decree the Court may, on the application of the judgment-debtor and with the consent of the decree-holder, order that payment of the amount decreed shall be postponed or shall be made by installments on such terms as to the payment of interest, the attachment of the property of the judgment-debtor, or the taking of security from him, or otherwise, as it thinks fit.

Rule 12 Order XX of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Decree for possession and mesne profits"

(1) Where a suit is for the recovery of possession of immovable property and for rent or mesne profits, the Court may pass a decree-

(a) for the possession of the property ;

(b) for the rents which have accrued on the property during the period prior to the institution of the suit or directing an inquiry as to such rent;

(ba) for the mesne profits or directing an inquiry as to such mesne profits;

(c) directing an inquiry as to rent or mesne profits from the institution of the suit until-

(i) the delivery of possession to the decree-holder,

(ii) the relinquishment of possession by the judgment-debtor with notice to the decree-holder through the Court, or

(iii) the expiration of three years from the date of the decree, whichever event first occurs.

(2) Where an inquiry is directed under clause (b) or clause (c), a final decree in respect of the rent or mesne profits shall be profits shall be passed in accordance with the result of such inquiry.

Rule 12A Order XX of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Decree for specific performance of contract for the sale or lease of immovable property"

Where a decree for the specific performance of a contract for the sale or lease of immovable property orders that the purchase-money or other sum be paid by the purchaser or lessee, it shall specify the period within which the payment shall be made.

Rule 13 Order XX of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Decree in administration suit"

(1) Where a suit is for an account of any property and for its due administration under the decree of the Court, the Court shall, before passing the final decree, pass a preliminary decree ordering such accounts and inquiries to be taken and made, and giving such other directions as it thinks fit.

(2) In the administration by the Court of the property of any deceased person, if such property proves to be insufficient for the payment in full of his debts and liabilities, the same rules shall be observed as to the respective rights of secured and unsecured creditors and as to debts and liabilities provable, and as to the valuation of annuities and future and contingent liabilities respectively, as may be in force for the time being, within the local limits of the Court in which the administration-suit is pending with respect to the estates of persons adjudged or declared insolvent; and all persons who in any such case would be entitled to be paid out of such property, may come in under the preliminary decree, and make such claims against the same as they may respectively be entitled to by virtue of this Code.

Rule 14 Order XX of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Decree in pre-emption suit"

(1) Where the Court decrees a claim to pre-emption in respect of a particular sale of property and the purchase-money has not been paid into Court, the decree shall-

(a) specify a day on or before which the purchase-money shall be so paid, and

(b) direct that on payment into Court of such purchase-money, together with the costs (if any) decrees against the plaints, on or before the day referred to in clause (a), the defendant shall deliver possession of the property to the plaintiff, whose title thereto shall be deemed to have accused from the date of such payment, but that, if, the purchase-money and the costs (if any) are not so paid, the suit shall be dismissed with costs.

(2) Where the Court has adjudicated upon rival claims to pre-emption, the decree shall direct,-

(a) if and in so far as the claims decreed are equal in degree, that the claim of each pre-emptor complying with the provisions of sub-rule (1) shall take effect in respect of a proportionate share of the property including any proportionate share in respect of which the claim of any pre-emptor failing to comply with the said provisions would, but for such default, have taken effect; and

(b) if and in so far as the claims decreed are different in degree, that the claim of the inferior pre-emptor shall not take effect unless and until the superior pre-emptor has failed to comply with the said provisions.

 

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