Order XLVII - Review : Supreme Court Rules 2013
Ho to file Review? Order XLVII of Supreme Court Rules 2013
Order XLVII of Supreme Court Rules 2013 : "Review"
1. The Court may review its judgment or order, but no
application for review will be entertained in a civil proceeding
except on the ground mentioned in Order XLVII, rule 1 of the
Code, and in a criminal proceeding
except on the ground of an error apparent on the face of the
The application for review shall be accompanied by a
certificate of the Advocate on Record certifying that it is the
first application for review and is based on the grounds
admissible under the Rules.
2. An application for review shall be by a petition, and
shall be filed within thirty days from the date of the judgment
or order sought to be reviewed. It shall set out clearly the
grounds for review.
3. Unless otherwise ordered by the Court an application for
review shall be disposed of by circulation without any oral
arguments, but the petitioner may supplement his petition by
additional written arguments. The Court may either dismiss the
petition or direct notice to the opposite party. An application
for review shall as far as practicable be circulated to the same
Judge or Bench of Judges that delivered the judgment or order
sought to be reviewed.
4. Where on an application for review the Court
reverses or modifies its former decision in the case on
the ground of mistake of law or fact, the Court, may, if
it thinks fit in the interests of justice to do so,
direct the refund to the petitioner of the court-fee
paid on the application in whole or in part, as it may
5. Where an application for review of any judgment and order
has been made and disposed of, no further application for review
shall be entertained in the same matter.