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1The Court-fees Act, 1870

( ACT NO. VII Of 1870 )

Chapter III

COMPUTATION OF FEES

(iv) (a) for moveable property of no market- value;(b) [Omitted](c) for declaratory decree and consequential relief;(d) for an injunction;(e) for easements;(f) for accounts;
iv. In suits-
 
 
(a) for moveable property where the subject-matter has no market-value, as, for instance, in the case of documents relating to title,
 
 
(b) [Omitted by section 7(1) of the Court-fees (Amendment) Act, 1935 (Act No. VII of 1935).]
 
 
(c) to obtain a declaratory decree or order, where consequential relief is prayed.
 
 
(d) to obtain an injunction.
 
 
(e) for a right to some benefit (not herein otherwise provided for ) to arise out of land, and
 
 
(f) for accounts-
 
 
according to the amount at which the relief sought is valued in the plaint or memorandum of appeal subject to the provisions of section 8C.
 
 
2[In all such suits the plaintiff shall state the amount at which he values the relief sought:
 
 
Provided that in such suits the valuation shall not be such as would attract a court-fee of less than 3[two hundred taka].]

  • 1
    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words "the High Court Division", “Government” and “Taka” were substituted for the words "High Court" or "a High Court" or "any of the High Court", “Provincial Government” or “appropriate Government” and “rupees” or “Rs.” respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).
  • 2
    The words, colon and full-stop “In all such suits the plaintiff shall state the amount at which he values the relief sought: Provided that in such suits the valuation shall not be such as would attract a court-fee of less than one hundred taka.” were substituted, for the words and full-stop “In all such suits the plaintiff shall state the amount at which he values the relief sought.” by section 2 of the Finance Act, 1989 (Act No. XXXVI of 1989)
  • 3
    The words “two hundred taka” were substituted, for the words “five hundred taka” by section 2 of the Court-Fees (Amendment) Act, 2002 (Act No. XXIV of 2002)
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