Order XLIX - Costs : Supreme Court Rules 2013
What are Costs? Order XLIX of Supreme Court Rules 2013
Order XLIX of Supreme Court Rules 2013 : "Costs"
1. Subject to the provisions of any Statute or of these
rules, the costs of and incidental to all proceedings, shall be
in the discretion of the Court. Unless the Court otherwise
orders an intervener shall not be entitled to costs.
2. Where it appears that the hearing of any suit or matter
cannot conveniently proceed by reason of the advocate on record
of any party having neglected to attend personally or by some
proper person on his behalf, or having omitted to deliver any
paper necessary for the use of the Court which are in his
possession and which according to the practice ought to have
been delivered, the advocate on record shall personally pay to
all or any of the parties such costs as the Court may think fit
3. Where in any proceeding, costs are awarded to any
party, the Court may direct the payment of a sum in
gross in lieu of taxed costs and may further direct by
and to whom the said sum shall be paid.