SECTION 132, 133 CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 1908

What is Exemption of certain women from personal appearance? What is Exemption of other persons? Section 132 and 133 of Code of Civil Procedure 1908

Exemption of certain women from personal appearance and Exemption of other persons are defined under Section 132 and 133 of Code of Civil Procedure 1908. Provisions under these Sections are:


 

Section 132 of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Exemption of certain women from personal appearance"

(1)Women who, according to the customs and manners of the country, ought not to be compelled to appear in public shall be exempt from personal appearance in Court.

(2) Nothing herein contained shall be deemed to exempt such women from arrest in execution of civil process in any case in which the arrest of women is not prohibited by this Code.

Section 133 of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Exemption of other persons"

(1)The following persons shall be entitled to exemption from personal appearance in Court, namely-

(i) the President of India;

(ii) the Vice-President of India;

(iii) the Speaker of the House of the People;

(iv) the Ministers of the Union;

(v) the Judges of the Supreme Court;

(vi) the Governors of States and the administrators of Union Territories;

(vii) the Speakers of the State Legislative Assemblies;

(viii) the Chairman of the State Legislative Councils;

(ix) the Ministers of States;

(x) the Judges of the High Courts; and

(xi) the persons to whom section 87B applies.

(3) Where any person claims the privilege of such exemption, and it is consequently necessary to examine him by commission, he shall pay the costs of that commission, unless the party requiring his evidence pays such costs.

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