Print View

[Section Index]

The Small Cause Courts Act, 1887

( ACT NO. IX Of 1887 )

Chapter IV

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

Application for distress warrant
1[27A. (1) Any person claiming to be entitled to arrears of rent of any house or premises situate within the local limits of the Court's jurisdiction of which the annual rent does not exceed 2[twenty five thousand Taka] or, where the Court is empowered under sub-section (3) or section 15, 3[thirty thousand Taka] may apply to the Court for a distress warrant.
 
 
(2) The application shall be supported by an affidavit or affirmation to the effect of Form A given in the Third Schedule.
 
 
(3) Nothing in this section shall apply to-
 
 
(a) any rent due to Government;
 
 
(b) any rent which has been due for more than twelve months before the application mentioned in sub-section (1) is made.

  • 1
    Sections 27A and 27B were inserted by section 3 of the Provincial Small Cause Courts (Amendment) Ordinance, 1962 (Ordinance No. LI of 1962).
  • 2
    The words “twenty five thousand Taka” and “thirty thousand Taka” were substituted, for the words “twelve thousand Taka” and “fifteen thousand Taka” respectively by section 3 of the Small Cause Courts (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. XLVII of 1990).
  • 3
    The words “twenty five thousand Taka” and “thirty thousand Taka” were substituted, for the words “twelve thousand Taka” and “fifteen thousand Taka” respectively by section 3 of the Small Cause Courts (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. XLVII of 1990).
Copyright © 2019, Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division
Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs