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The Civil Courts Act, 1887

( ACT NO. XII OF 1887 )

Chapter III


Extent of jurisdiction of Senior Assistant Judge, etc.

1[19. (1) Save as otherwise provided by any enactment for the time being in force, the jurisdiction of a Senior Assistant Judge and an Assistant Judge shall extend to all suits of which the value does not exceed 25 (twenty five) lac Taka and 15 (fifteen) lac Taka respectively.

(2) The District Judge shall transfer the suit or proceeding pending before the Joint District Judge Court or the Senior Assistant Judge Court to the competent court within 90 (ninety) days from the date of enforcement of the Civil Courts (Amendment) Act, 2021.

(3) If any suit or proceeding is transferred under sub-section (2), the suit or proceeding shall start from the stage at which it was transferred.]

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