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CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 1908

ORDER XXII DEATH, MARRIAGE AND INSOLVENCY OF PARTIES

What is the meaning of No abatement by party's death if right to sue survives? What is the Procedure where one of several plaintiffs or defendants dies and right to sue survives? What is the Procedure in case of death of one of several plaintiff or of sole plaintiff? What is the Procedure in case of death of one of several defendants or of sole defendant? What is Determination of question as to legal representative? What is the meaning of No abatement by reason of death after hearing? Rule 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of Order XXII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

 

 

What is the meaning of Suit not abated by marriage of female party? When plaintiffs insolvency bars suit? What is the Effect of abatement or dismissal? What is the Procedure in case of assignment before final order in suit? What is the Duty of pleader to communicate to Court death of a party? What is Application of Order to appeals? What is Application of Order to proceedings? Rule 7, 8, 9, 10, 10A, 11 and 12 of Order XXII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

ORDER XXIII WITHDRAWAL AND ADJUSTMENT OF SUITS

What is Withdrawal of suit or abandonment of part of claim? Rule 1 of Order XXIII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

ORDER XXIV PAYMENT INTO COURT

What is the meaning of Deposit by defendant of amount in satisfaction of claim? What is Notice of deposit? Is Interest on deposit not allowed to plaintiff after notice? What is the Procedure where plaintiff accepts deposit as satisfaction in part? Rule 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Order XXIV of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

ORDER XXV SECURITY FOR COSTS

When security for costs may be required front plaintiff? What is the Effect of failure to furnish security? Rule 1 and 2 of Order XXV of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

 

 

ORDER XXVI COMMISSIONS

What are the Cases in which Court may issue commission to examine witness? What is Order for commission? Where witness resides within Court's jurisdiction? Persons for whose examination commission may issue? Process when Commission or request to examine witness not within India? Is Court to examine witness pursuant to Commission? What is Return of commission with depositions of witnesses? When depositions may be read in evidence? Rule 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 of Order XXVI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

What are Commissions to make local investigations? What is Procedure of Commissioner? What is Commission for scientific investigations? Who will be in Commission for performance of a ministerial act? How to constitute Commission for the sale of movable property? Rule 9, 10, 10A, 10B and 10C of Order XXVI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

What is Commission to examine or adjust accounts? What is the meaning Court to give Commissioner necessary instructions? What is Commission to make partition of immovable property? What is Procedure of Commissioner? Rule 11, 12, 13 and 14 of Order XXVI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

Is Expenses of commission to be paid into Court? What are the Powers of Commissioners? What are the Questions objected to before the Commissioner? Attendance and examination of witnesses before Commissioner, Are Parties to appear before Commissioner? Application of Order to execution proceedings, Is Court to fix a time for return of commission? Rule 15, 16, 16A, 17, 18, 18A and 18B of Order XXVI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

What are the cases in which High Court may issue commission to examine witness? What is Application for issue of commission? To whom commission may be issued? How to Issue, execution and return of commissions, and transmission of evidence to foreign Court? Rule 19, 20, 21 and 22 of Order XXVI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

ORDER XXVII SUITS BY OR AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT OR PUBLIC OFFICERS IN THEIR OFFICIAL CAPACITY

What are the Suits by or against Government? Who are Persons authorised to act for Government? What is Plaints in suits by or against Government? What is the meaning of Agent for Government to receive process? What is Fixing of day for appearance on behalf of Government? Is Government to be joined as a party in a suit against a public officer? What is the Duty of Court in suits against the Government or a public officer to assist in arriving at a settlement? Attendance of person able to answer questions relating to suit against Government, Extension of time to enable public officer to make reference to Government, What is the Procedure in suits against public officer? Is No security to be required from Government or a public officer in certain cases? What is Definitions of "Government" and "Government pleader"? Rule 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8A and 8B of Order XXVII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

ORDER XXVII A SUITS INVOLVING A SUBSTANTIAL QUESTION OF LAW AS TO THE INTERPRETATION OF THE CONSTITUTION OR AS TO THE VALIDITY OF ANY STATUTORY INSTRUMENT

Notice to the Attorney General or the Advocate - General, What is the Procedure in suits involving validity of any statutory instrument? Court may add Government as party? What is the Power of Court to add Government or other authority as a defendant in a suit relating to the validity of any statutory instrument? Costs, What is Application of Order to appeals? Rule 1, 1A, 2, 2A, 3 and 4 of Order XXVII A of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

ORDER XXVIII SUITS BY OR AGAINST MILITARY OR NAVAL MEN OR AIRMEN

Can Officers, soldiers, sailors or airmen who cannot obtain leave may authorize any person to sue or defend for them? Person so authorized may act personally or appoint pleader, Service on person so authorized, or on his pleader, to be good service? Rule 1, 2 and 3 of Order XXVIII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

ORDER XXIX SUITS BY OR AGAINST CORPORATIONS

What is Subscription and verification of pleading? How Service on corporation? What is Power to require personal attendance of officer of corporation? Rule 1, 2 and 3 of Order XXIX of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

ORDER XXX SUITS BY OR AGAINST FIRMS AND PERSONS CARRYING ON BUSINESS IN NAMES OTHER THAN THEIR OWN

How is Suing of partners in name of firm? Disclosure of partners’ names, Service, What are the Rights of suit on death of partner? Notice in what capacity served? Appearance of partners, No appearance except by partners, What is Appearance under protest? Suits between co-partners, Suit against person carrying on business in name other than his own ? Rule 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 of Order XXX of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

ORDER XXII DEATH, MARRIAGE AND INSOLVENCY OF PARTIES - RULE 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 OF CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 1908

What is the meaning of No abatement by party's death if right to sue survives? What is the Procedure where one of several plaintiffs or defendants dies and right to sue survives? What is the Procedure in case of death of one of several plaintiff or of sole plaintiff? What is the Procedure in case of death of one of several defendants or of sole defendant? What is Determination of question as to legal representative? What is the meaning of No abatement by reason of death after hearing? Rule 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of Order XXII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

 

No abatement by party's death if right to sue survives, Procedure where one of several plaintiffs or defendants dies and right to sue survives, Procedure in case of death of one of several plaintiff or of sole plaintiff, Procedure in case of death of one of several defendants or of sole defendant, Determination of question as to legal representative and No abatement by reason of death after hearing are defined under Rule 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6  of Order XXII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908. Provisions under these Rules are:

Rule 1 Order XXII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "No abatement by party's death if right to sue survives"

The death of a plaintiff or defendant shall not cause the suit to abate if the right to sue survives

Rule 2 Order XXII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Procedure where one of several plaintiffs or defendants dies and right to sue survives"

Where there are more plaintiffs or defendants than one, and any of them dies, and where the right to sue survives to the surviving plaintiff or plaintiffs alone, or against the surviving defendant or defendants alone, the Court shall cause an entry to the effect to be made on the record, and the suit shall proceed at the instance of the surviving plaintiff or plaintiffs, or against the surviving defendant or defendants.

Rule 3 Order XXII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Procedure in case of death of one of several plaintiff or of sole plaintiff"

(1) Where one of two or more plaintiffs dies and the right to sue does not survive to the surviving plaintiff or plaintiffs alone, or a sole plaintiff or sole surviving plaintiff dies and the right to the sue survives, the Court, on an application made in that behalf, shall cause the legal representative, of the deceased plaintiff to be made a party and shall proceed with the suit.

(2) Where within the time limited by law no application is made under sub-rule (1), the suit shall abate so far as the deceased plaintiff is concerned, and, on the application of the defendant, the Court may award to him the costs which he may have incurred in defending the suit, to be recovered from the estate of the deceased plaintiff.

Rule 4 Order XXII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Procedure in case of death of one of several defendants or of sole defendant"

(1) Where one of two or more defendants dies and the right to sue does not survive against the surviving defendant or defendants alone, or a sole defendant or sole surviving defendant dies and the right to sue survives the Court, on an application made in that behalf, shall cause the legal representative of the deceased defendant to be made a part and shall proceed with the suit.

(2) Any person so made a party may make any defence appropriate to his character as legal representative of the deceased defendant.

(3) Where within the time limited by law no application is made under sub-rule (1), the suit shall abate as against the deceased defendant.

(4) The Court whenever it thinks fit, may exempt the plaintiff from the necessity of substituting the legal representatives of. any such defendant who has failed to file a written statement or who, having filed it, has failed to appear and contest the suit at the hearing; and judgment may. in such case, be pronounced against the said defendant notwithstanding the death of such defendant and shall have the same force and effect as if it has been pronounced before death took place.

(5) Where

(a) the plaintiff was ignorant of the death of a defendant, and could not, for that reason, make an application for the substitution of the legal representative of the defendant under this rule within the period specified in the Limitation Act, 1963 (36 of 1963), and the suit has, in consequence, abated, and

(b) the plaintiff applies after the expiry of the period specified therefor in the Limitation Act, 1963 (36 of 1963), for setting aside the abatement and also for the admission of that application under section 5 of that Act on the ground that he had, by reason of such ignorance, sufficient cause for not making the application within the period specified in the said Act, the Court shall, in considering the application under the said section 5, have due regard to the fact of such ignorance, if proved.

4A. Procedure where there is no legal representative

(1) If, in any suit, it shall appear to the Court that any party who has died during the pendency of the suit has no legal representative, the Court may, on the application of any party to the suit, proceed in the absence of a person representing the estate of the deceased person, or may by order appoint the Administrator-General, or an officer of the Court or such other person as it thinks fit to represent the estate of the deceased person for the purpose of the suit; and any judgment or order subsequently given or made in the suit shall bind the estate of the deceased person to the same extent as he would have been bound if a personal representative of the deceased person had been a party to the suit.

(2) Before making an order under this rule, the Court-

(a) may require notice of the application for the order to be given to such (if any) of the persons having an interest in the estate of the deceased person as it thinks fit; and

(b) shall ascertain that the person proposed to be appointed to represent the estate of the deceased person is willing to be so appointed and has no interest adverse to that of the deceased person.

Rule 5 Order XXII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Determination of question as to legal representative"

Where a question arises as to whether any person is or is not the legal representative of a deceased plaintiff or a deceased defendant, such question shall be determined by the Court

Provided that where such question arises before an Appellate Court, that Court may, before determining the question, direct any subordinate Court to try the question and to return the records together with evidence, if any, recorded at such trial, its findings and reasons therefor, and the Appellate Court may take the same into consideration in determining the question.

Rule 6 Order XXII of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "No abatement by reason of death after hearing"

Notwithstanding anything contained in the foregoing rules, whether the cause of action survives or not, there shall be no abatement by reason. of the death of either party between the conclusion of the hearing and the pronouncing of the judgment, but judgment may in such case be pronounced notwithstanding the death and shall have the same force and effect as if it had been pronounced before the death took place.

 

 

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