THE CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, 1908

(Act No. 5 of 1908)

An Act to consolidate and amend the laws relating to the procedure of the Courts of Civil Judicature.
WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the laws relating to the procedure of the Courts of Civil Judicature; it is hereby enacted as follows:-

PRELIMINARY


CHAPTER I SUITS IN GENERAL


CHAPTER II EXECUTION


CHAPTER III INCIDENTAL PROCEEDINGS


CHAPTER IV SUITS IN PARTICULAR CASES


CHAPTER V SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS


CHAPTER VI SUPPLEMENTAL PROCEEDINGS


CHAPTER VII APPEALS


CHAPTER VIII REFERENCE, REVIEW AND REVISION


CHAPTER IX SPECIAL PROVISION RELATING TO T HE HIGH COURTS NOT

BEING THE COURT OF A JUDICIAL COMMISSIONER


CHAPTER X RULES


CHAPTER XI MISCELLANEOUS


The First Schedule


ORDER I-PARTIES OF SUITS

ORDER II- FRAME OF SUIT

ORDER III- RECOGNIZED AGENTS AND PLEADERS

ORDER IV-INSTITUTION OF SUITS

ORDER IVA CONSOLIDATION OF CASES

ORDER V-ISSUE AND SERVICE OF SUMMONS

ORDER VI-PLEADINGS GENERALLY

ORDER VII- PLAINT

ORDER VIII-WRITTEN STATEMENT, SET-OF AND COUNTER- CLAIM

ORDER IX- APPEARANCE OF PARTIES AND CONSEQUENCE OF NON-

APPEARANCE

ORDER X-EXAMINATION OF PARTIES BY THE COURT

ORDER XI-DISCOVERY AND INSPECTION

ORDER XII-ADMISSION

ORDER XIII-PRODUCTION, IMPOUNDING AND RETURN OF DOCUMENTS

ORDER XIV-SETTLEMENT OF ISSUES AND DETERMINATION OF SUIT ON ISSUES OF LAW OR ON ISSUES AGREED UPON

ORDER XV-DISPOSAL OF THE SUIT AT THE FIRST HEARING

ORDER XV-A. STRIKING OFF DEFENCE IN A SUIT BY A LESSOR.

ORDER XVI-SUMMONING AND ATTENDANCE OF WITNESSES

ORDER XVIA-ATTENDANCE OF WITNESSES CONFINED OR DETAINED IN PRISONS

ORDER XVII-ADJOURNMENTS

ORDER XVIII- HEARING OF THE SUIT AND EXAMINATION OF WITNESSES

ORDER XIX- AFFIDAVITS

ORDER XX- JUDGMENT AND DECREE

ORDER XXA

ORDER XXI-EXECUTION OF DECREES AND ORDERS

ORDER XXII- DEATH, MARRIAGE AND INSOLVENCY OR PARTIES

ORDER XXIII- WITHDRAWAL AND ADJUSTMENT OF SUITS

ORDER XXIV- PAYMENT INTO COURT

ORDER XXV-SECURITY FOR COSTS

ORDER XXVI-COMMISSIONS

ORDER XXVII-SUITS BY OR AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT OR PUBLIC OFFICERSR IN THEIR OFFICIAL CAPACITY

ORDER XXVII-A SUITS INVOLVING A SUBSTANTIAL QUESTION OF LAW AS TO THERINTERPRETATION OF THE CONSTITUTION OR AS TO THERVALIDITY OF ANY STATUTORY INSTRUMENT

ORDER XXVIII-SUITS BY OR AGAINST MILITARY OR NAVAL MEN ORAIRMEN

ORDER XXIX- SUITS BY OR AGAINST CORPORATIONS

ORDER XXX- SUITS BY OR AGAINST FIRMS AND PERSONS CARRYING ON BUSINESS IN NAMES OTHER THAN THEIR OWN

ORDER XXXI-SUITS BY OR AGAINST TRUSTEES, EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS

ORDER XXXII

[ORDER XXXIIA-SUITS RELATING TO MATTERS CONCERNING THE FAMILY

ORDER XXXIII- SUITS BY INDIGENT PERSONS

ORDER XXXV- INTERPLEADER

ORDER XXXVI-SPECIAL CASE

ORDER XXXVII-SUMMARY PROCEDURE

ORDER XXXVIII-ARREST AND ATTACHMENT BEFORE JUDGMENT

ORDER XXXIX-TEMPORARY INJUNCTIONS AND INTERLOCUTORY ORDERS

ORDER XL- APPOINTMENT OF RECEIVERS

ORDER XLII-APPEALS FROM APPELLATE DECREES

ORDER XLIII-APPEALS FROM ORDERS

ORDER XLIV-[432][APPEALS BY INDIGENT PERSONS]

ORDER XLV- APPEALS TO THE SUPREME COURT

ORDER XLVI-REFERENCE

ORDER XLVII- REVIEW

ORDER XLVIII-MISCELLANEOUS

Order L PROVINCIAL SMALL CAUSE COURTS

ORDER LI- PRESIDENCY SMALL CAUSE COURTS