Rule 13 Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Application for attachment of immovable property to contain certain particulars"
Where an application is made for the attachment of any
immovable property belonging to a judgment-debtor, it shall
contain at the foot-
(a) a description of such property sufficient to identify the same and, in case such property can be identified by boundaries or numbers in a record of settlement or survey, a specification of inch boundaries or numbers; and
(b) a specification of the judgment-debtor's share or interest in such property to the best of the belief of the applicant, and so far as he has been able to ascertain the same.
Rule 14 Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Power to require certified extract from Collector's register in certain cases"
Where an application is made for the attachment of any land which is registered in the office of the Collector, the Court may require the applicant to produce a certificate extract from the register of such office, specifying the persons registered as proprietors of, or as possessing any transferable interest in, the land or its revenue, or as liable to pay revenue for the land, and the shares of the registered proprietors.
Rule 15 Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Application for execution by joint decree-holders"
(1) Where a decree has been passed jointly in favour of
more persons than one, any one or more of such persons may,
unless the decree imposes any condition to the contrary,
apply for the execution of the whole decree for the benefit
of them all, or, where any of them has died, for the benefit
of the survivors and the legal representatives of the
(2) Where the Court sees sufficient cause for allowing the decree to be executed on an application made under this rule, it shall make such order as it deems necessary for protecting the interest of the persons who have not joined in the application.
Rule 16 Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Application for execution by transferee of decree"
Where a decree or, if a decree has been passed jointly in
favour of two or more persons, the interest of any
decree-holder in the decree is transferred by assignment in
writing or by operation of law, the transferee may apply for
execution of the decree to the Court which passed it; and
the decree may be executed in the same manner and subject to
the same conditions as if the application were made by such
Provided that, where the decree, or such interest as aforesaid, has been transferred by assignment, notice of such application shall be given to the transferor and the judgment-debtor, and the decree shall not be executed until the Court has heard their objections (if any) to its execution :
Provided also that, where a decree for the payment of money against two or more persons has been transferred to one of them, it shall not be executed against the others.
Explanation.- Nothing in this rule shall affect the provisions of section 146, and a transferee of rights in the property, which is the subject matter of the suit, may apply for execution of the decree without a separate assignment of the decree as required by this rule.
Rule 17 Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Procedure on receiving application for execution of decree"
(1) On receiving an application for the execution of a
decree as provided by rule 11, sub-rule (2), the Court shall
ascertain whether such of the requirement's of rules 11 to
14 as may be applicable to the case have been complied with;
and, if they have not been complied with, the Court shall
allow the defect to be remedied then and there or within a
time to be fixed by it.
(1A) If the defect is not so remedied, the Court shall reject the application
Provided that where, in the opinion of the Court, there is some inaccuracy as to the amount referred to in clauses (g) and (h) of sub-rule (2) of rule 11, the Court shall, instead of rejecting the application, decide provisionally (without prejudice to the right of the parties to have the amount finally decided in the course of the proceedings) the amount and make An order for the execution of the decree for the amount so provisionally decided.]
(2) Where an application is amended under the provisions of sub-rule (1), it shall be decreed to have been an application in accordance with law and presented on the date when it was first presented.
(3) Every amendment made under this rule shall be signed or initialed by the Judge.
(4) When the application is admitted, the Court shall enter in the proper register a note of the application and the date on which it was made, and shall, subject to the provisions hereinafter contained, order execution of the decree according to the nature of the application :
Provided that, in the case of a decree for the payment of money, the value of the property attached shall, as nearly as may be, correspond with the amount due under the decree.
Rule 18 Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Execution in case of cross-decrees"
(1) Where applications are made to a Court for the
execution of cross-decrees in separate suits for. the
payment of two sums of money passed between the same parties
and capable of execution at the same time by such Court,
(a) if the two sums are equal, satisfaction shall be entered upon both decrees; and
(b) if the two sums are unequal execution may be taken out only by the holder of the decree for the larger sum and for so much only as remains after deducting the smaller sum, and satisfaction for the smaller sum shall be entered on the decree for the larger sum as well as satisfaction on the decree for the smaller sum.
(2) This rule shall be decreed to apply where either party is an assignee of one of the decrees and as well in respect of judgment-debts due by the original assignor as in respect of judgment-debts due by the assignee himself
(3) This rule shall not be deemed to apply unless-
(a) the decree-holder in one of the suits in which the decrees have been made is the judgment-debtor in the other and each party files the same character in both suits; and
(b) the sums due under the decrees are definite.
(4) The holder of a decree passed against several persons jointly and severally may treat is as a cross-decree in relation to a decree passed against him singly in favour of one or more of such persons.
(a) A holds a decree against B for Rs. 1,000. B holds a decree against A for the payment of Rs. 1,000 in case A fails to deliver certain goods at a future day. B cannot treat his decree as a cross-decree under this rule.
(b) A and B, co-plaintiffs, obtain a decree for Rs. 1,000 against C, and C obtains a decree for Rs. 1,000 against B. C cannot treat his decree as a cross-decree under this rule.
(c) A obtains a decree against B for Rs. 1,000 C, who is a trustee for B, obtains a decree on behalf of B against A for Rs. 1,000 B cannot treat C's decree at a cross-decree under this rule.
(d) A, B, C, D and E are jointly and severally liable for Rs.1,000 under a decree obtained by F. A obtains a decree for Rs. 1,000 against F singly and applies for execution to the Court in which the joint-decree is being executed, F may treat his joint-decree as cross-decree under this rule.
Rule 19 Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Execution in case of cross-claims under same decree"
Where application is made to a Court for the execution of
a decree under which two parties are entitled to recover
sums of money from each other, then-
(a) if the two sums are equal, satisfaction for both shall be entered upon the decree; and
(b) if the two sums are unequal, execution may be taken out only by the party entitled to the larger sum and for so much only as remains after deducting the smaller sum, and satisfaction for the smaller sum shall be entered upon the decree.
Rule 20 Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Cross-decrees and cross-claims in mortgage-suits"
The provisions contained in rules 18 and 19 shall apply to decrees for sale in enforcement of a mortgage or charge.
Rule 21 Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Simultaneous execution"
The Court may, in its discretion, refuse execution at the same time against the person and property of the judgment-debtor.
Rule 22 Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Notice to show cause against execution in certain cases"
(1) Where an application for execution is made.-
(a) more than 11[two years] after the date of the decree, or
(b) against the legal representative of a party to the decree or where an application is made for execution of a decree filed under the provisions of section 44A], or
(c) against the assignee or receiver in insolvency, where the party to the decree has been adjudged to be an insolvent, the Court executing the decree shall issue a notice to the person against whom execution is applied for requiring him to show cause, on a date to be fixed, why the decree should not be executed against him :
Provided that no such notice shall be necessary in consequence of more than two years having elapsed between the date of the decree and the application for execution if the application is made within two years from the date of the last order against the party against whom execution is applied for, made on any previous application for execution, or in consequence of the application being made against the legal representative of the judgment-debtor if upon a previous application for execution against the same person the Court has ordered execution to issue against him.
(2) Nothing in the foregoing sub-rule shall be deemed to preclude the Court from issuing any process in execution of a decree without issuing the notice thereby prescribed, if, for reasons to be recorded, it considers that the issue of such notice would cause unreasonable delay or would defeat the ends of justice.
Rule 22A Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908 "Sale not to be set aside on the death of the judgment-debtor before the sale but after the service of the proclamation of sale"
Where any property is sold in execution of a decree, the sale shall not be set aside merely by reason of the death of the judgment-debtor between the date of issue of the proclamation of sale and the date of the sale notwithstanding the failure of the decree-holder to substitute the legal representative of such deceased judgment-debtor, but, in case of such failure, the Court may set aside the sale if it is satisfied that the legal representative of the deceased judgment-debtor has been prejudiced by the sale.
What are the Modes of paying money under decree? What is Payment out of Court to decree-holder? What is the procedure for Lands situate in more than one jurisdiction? What is Transfer to Court of Small Causes? What is Mode of transfer? What is the Procedure where Court desires that its own decree shall be executed by another Court? Which is the Court receiving copies of decree etc., to file some without proof? How is Execution of decree or order by Court to which it is sent? How is Execution by High Court of decree transferred by other Court? How to file Application for execution? What is Oral application? How to file Application for arrest to state grounds? How to file Application for attachment of movable property not in judgment-debtor's possession? Rule 1, 2, 2A, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 11A and 12 of Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What is the meaning of Application for attachment of immovable property to contain certain particulars? What is the Power to require certified extract from Collector's register in certain cases? What is Application for execution by joint decree-holders? What is Application for execution by transferee of decree? What is the Procedure on receiving application for execution of decree? What is Execution in case of cross-decrees? What is Execution in case of cross-claims under same decree? What is Cross-decrees and cross-claims in mortgage-suits? What is Simultaneous execution? What is the procedure for Notice to show cause against execution in certain cases? What is the meaning of Sale not to be set aside on the death of the judgment-debtor before the sale but after the service of the proclamation of sale? Rule 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 29, 21, 22 and 22A of Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What is the Procedure after issue of notice? What is the Process for execution? What is Endorsement on process? When Court may stay execution? What is Liability of judgment-debtor discharged? When Liability of judgment-debtor discharged? What is Stay of execution pending suit between decree-holder and judgment-debtor? Rule 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29 of Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What is Discretionary power to permit judgment debtor to show cause against detention in prison? What is warrant for arrest to direct judgment-debtor to be brought up? What is Subsistence allowance? What is Proceedings on appearance of judgment-debtor in obedience to notice or after arrest? Rule 37, 38, 39 and 40 of Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What is the meaning of Examination of judgment-debtor as to his property? What is Attachment in case of decree for rent or mesne profits or other matter, amount of which to be subsequently determined? What is Attachment of movable property, other than agricultural produce, in possession of judgment-debtor? What is Custody of movable property? What is Attachment of agricultural produce? What is the Provision as to agricultural produce under attachment? What is Attachment of debt, share and other property not in possession of judgment-debtor? What is Attachment of share in movables? Rule 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46 and 47 of Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What is Attachment of salary or allowances of servant of the Government or railway company or local authority? What is Attachment of salary or allowances of private employees? What is Attachment of partnership property? What is Execution of decree against firm? What is Attachment of negotiable instruments? What is the process of Attachment of property in custody of Court or Public officer? What is Attachment of decrees? What is Attachment of immovable property? How is Removal of attachment after satisfaction of decree? What is Order for payment of coin or currency notes to party entitled under decree? What is Determination of attachment? Rule 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56 and 57 of Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What is Adjudication of claims to, or objections to attachment of, property? What is Stay of sale? What is the Power to order property attached to be sold and proceeds to be paid to person entitled? Sales by whom conducted and how made? What is Proclamation of sales by public auction? Rule 58, 59, 64, 65 and 66 of Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What is the Mode of making proclamation, Time of sale? What is Adjournment or stoppage of sale? What is the meaning of Defaulting purchaser answerable for loss on re-sale? What is the meaning of Decree holder not to bid for or buy property without permission? What is the meaning of Mortgagee not to bid at sate without the leave of the Court? What is Restriction on bidding or purchase by officers? Rule 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72 and 73 of Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What is the procedure for Sale of agricultural produce? What is the Special provisions relating to growing crops? Negotiable instruments and shares in corporate, What is Sale by public auction? What is the meaning Irregularity not to vitiate sale, but any person injured may sue? How to do Delivery of movable property? debts and shares, Transfer of negotiable instruments and shares, What is Vesting order in case of other property? Rule 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80 and 81 of Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What Courts may order sales? What is Postponement of sale to enable judgment- debtor to raise amount of decree? What is Deposit by purchaser and re-sale on default? What is Time for payment in full of purchase money? What is the Procedure In default of payment? What is Notification on re-sale? What is Bid of co-sharer to have preference? What is Application to set aside sale on depositor? Rule 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88 and 89 of Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What is Application to set aside sale on ground of irregularity or fraud? What is Application by purchaser to set aside sale on ground of judgment-debtor having no saleable interest? Sale when to become absolute or be set aside? What is Return of purchase-money in certain cases? What is Certificate to purchaser? What is Delivery of property in occupancy of judgment-debtor? How is Delivery of property in occupancy of tenant? Rule 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95 and 96 of Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908
What is Resistance or obstruction to possession of immovable property? What are Orders after adjudication? What is Dispossession by decree-holder or purchaser? What are the Order to be passed upon application complaining of dispossession? What are the Question to be determined? What is the meaning of Rules not applicable to transferee pendent lite? What are Orders to be treated as decrees? What is the meaning of Order under rule 101 or rule 103 to be subject to the result or pending suit? What is Hearing of application, Setting, aside orders passed ex parte, etc.? Rule 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105 and 106 of Order XXI of Code of Civil Procedure 1908