Laws of Bangladesh

The Civil Courts Act, 1887

( ACT NO. XII OF 1887 )

Chapter III


Extent of original jurisdiction of District or Joint District Judge
18. Save as otherwise provided by any enactment for the time being in force, the jurisdiction of a District Judge or 1[Joint District] Judge extends, subject to the provisions of section 15 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 to all original suits for the time being cognizable by Civil Courts.

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    The words “Joint District” were substituted, for the word “Subordinate” by section 9 of the Civil Courts (Amendment) Act, 2001 (Act No. XLIX of 2001)
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