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Order XII - Judgments, Decrees and Orders : Supreme Court Rules 2013

 

 

What are the rules regarding Judgments, Decrees and Orders? Order XII of Supreme Court Rules 2013

Order XII of Supreme Court Rules 2013 : "Judgments, Decrees and Orders"

1. The Court, after the case has been heard, shall pronounce judgment in open Court, either at once or on some future day, of which due notice shall be given to the parties or their advocates on record, and the decree or order shall be drawn up in accordance therewith.

2. A member of the Court may read a judgment prepared by another member of the Court.

3. Subject to the provisions contained in Order XLVII of these rules, a judgment pronounced by the Court or by a majority of the Court or by a dissenting Judge in open Court shall not afterwards be altered or added to, save for the purpose of correcting a clerical or arithmetical mistake or an error arising from any accidental slip or omission.

4. Certified copies of the judgment, decree or order shall be furnished to the parties on requisition made for the purpose, and at their expense.

5. Every decree passed or order made by the Court shall be drawn up in the Registry and be signed by the Registrar, the Additional Registrar or Deputy Registrar and sealed with the seal of the Court and shall bear the
same date as the judgment in the suit or appeal.

6. The decree passed or order made by the Court in every appeal, and any order for costs in connection with the proceedings therein, shall be transmitted by the Registrar to the Court or Tribunal from which the appeal was brought, and steps for the enforcement of such decree or order shall be taken in that Court or Tribunal in the way prescribed by law.

7. Orders made by the Court in other proceedings shall be transmitted by the Registrar to the judicial or other authority concerned to whom such orders are directed, and any party may apply to the Judge in Chambers that any such order, including an order for payment of costs, be transmitted to any other appropriate Court or other authority for enforcement.

8. In cases of doubt or difficulty with regard to a decree or order made by the Court, the Registrar, the Additional Registrar or the Deputy Registrar shall, before issuing the draft, submit the same to the Court.

 

9. Where the Registrar, the Additional Registrar or the Deputy Registrar considers it necessary that the draft of any decree or order should be settled in the presence of the parties or where the parties, require it to be settled, in their presence, the Registrar, the Additional Registrar or the Deputy Registrar shall, by notice in writing, appoint a time for settling the same and the parties shall attend the appointment and produce the briefs and such other documents as may be necessary to enable the draft to be settled.

10. Where any party is dissatisfied with the decree or order as settled by the Registrar, the Registrar shall not proceed to complete the decree or order without allowing that party sufficient time to apply by motion to the
Court, which shall not exceed 90 days from date of order of the Registrar failing which the Registrar will proceed to settle the decree.

 

SUPREME COURT RULES 2013

PART I GENERAL

Order I - Interpretation etc

Order II - Offices of the Court sittings and vacation etc

Order III - Officers of the court etc

Order IV - Advocates

Order V - Business in chambers

 

 

Order VI - Constitution of Division Courts and Powers of a Single Judge

Order VII - Proceedings by or against minors or persons of unsound mind

Order VIII - Documents

Order IX - Affidavits

Order X - Inspection, Search etc

 

 

Order XI - Notices of Motion

Order XII - Judgments, Decrees and Orders

Order XIII - Copying

Order XIV - Payment into and out of court of suitors funds

Order XV - Petitions Generally

 

 

PART-II
APPELLATE JURISDICTION
(A) GENERAL

Order XVI - Hearing of Appeals

Order XVII - Miscellaneous

Order XVIII - Appeals and Applications by indigent person

(B) CIVIL APPEALS

Order XIX - Appeals on Certificate by High Court

(C) CRIMINAL APPEALS

Order XX - Criminal Appeals

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