The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908

( ACT NO. V OF 1908 )


36. Application to orders.

37. Definition of Court which passed a decree.

Courts by which decrees may be executed

38. Court by which decree may be executed.

39. Transfer of decree.

40. [Omitted]

41. Result of execution proceedings to be certified.

42. Powers of Court in executing transferred decree.

43. Execution of decrees passed by British Courts in places to which this Part does not extend or in foreign territory.

44. [Omitted]

44A. Execution of decrees passed by Courts in the United Kingdom and other reciprocating territory.

45. [Omitted]

46. Precepts

47. [Omitted]

Limit of Time for Execution

48. Execution barred in certain cases.

Transferees and Legal Representatives

49. Transferee

50. Legal representative

Procedure in Execution

51. Powers of Court to enforce execution.

52. Enforcement of decree against legal representative.

53. Liability of ancestral property.

54. Partition of estate or separation of share.

Arrest and Detention

55. Arrest and detention.

56. Prohibition of arrest or detention of women in execution of decree for money.

57. Subsistence allowance.

58. Detention and release.

59. Release on ground of illness.


60. Property liable to attachment and sale in execution of decree.

61. Partial exemption of agricultural produce.

62. Seizure of property in dwelling-house.

63. Property attached in execution of decrees of several Courts.

64. Private alienation of property after attachment to be void.


65. Purchaser's title

66. Suit against purchaser not maintainable on ground of purchase being on behalf of plaintiff.

67. Power for Government to make rules as to sales of land in execution of decrees for payment of money.

Delegation to Collector of Power to Execute Decrees against Immovable Property

68. Power to prescribe rules for transferring to Collector execution of certain decrees.

69. Provisions of Third Schedule to apply.

70. Rules of procedure.

Jurisdiction of Civil Courts barred.

71. Collector deemed to be acting judicially.

72. Where Court may authorise Collector to stay public sale of land.

Distribution of Assets

73. Proceeds of execution-sale to be rateably distributed among decree-holders.

Resistance to Execution

74. Resistance to execution.

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