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The Small Cause Courts Act, 1887

( ACT NO. IX Of 1887 )

Chapter III

JURISDICTION OF COURTS OF SMALL CAUSES

Cognizance of suits by Courts of Small Causes
15. (1) A Court of Small Causes shall not take cognizance of the suits specified in the second schedule as suits excepted from the cognizance of a Court of Small Causes.
 
 
(2) Subject to the exceptions specified in that schedule and to the provisions of any enactment for the time being in force, all suits of a civil nature of which the value does not exceed 1[twenty five thousand Taka] shall be cognizable by a Court of Small Causes.
 
 
(3) Subject as aforesaid, the Government may, by order in writing, direct that all suits of a civil nature of which the value does not exceed 2[thirty thousand Taka] shall be cognizable by a Court of Small Causes mentioned in the order.

  • 1
    The words “twenty five thousand Taka” were substituted, for the words “twelve thousand Taka” by section 2 of the Small Cause Courts (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. XLVII of 1990).
  • 2
    The words “thirty thousand Taka” were substituted, for the words “fifteen thousand Taka” by section 2 of the Small Cause Courts (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. XLVII of 1990).
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