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THE SMALL CAUSE COURTS ACT, 1887

(ACT NO.IX OF 1887).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 24th February, 1887  
  
     1 An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to Courts of Small Causes
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to Courts of Small Causes; It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
CHAPTER I
PRELIMINARY
1. Title, extent and commencement
2. [Repealed]
3. Savings
4. Definition
CHAPTER II
CONSTITUTION OF COURTS OF SMALL CAUSES
5. Establishment of Courts of Small Causes
6. Judge
7. [Omitted]
8. [Omitted]
9. [Repealed]
10. [Omitted]
11. [Omitted]
12. [Omitted]
13. [Repealed]
14. [Omitted]
CHAPTER III
JURISDICTION OF COURTS OF SMALL CAUSES
15. Cognizance of suits by Courts of Small Causes
16. Exclusive jurisdiction of Courts of Small Causes
CHAPTER IV
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
17. Application of the Code of Civil Procedure
18. [Omitted]
19. [Omitted]
20. [Omitted]
21. [Omitted]
22. [Omitted]
23. Return of plaints in suits involving questions of title
24. Appeal from certain orders of Courts of Small Causes
25. Revision of decrees and orders of Courts of Small Causes
26. [Repealed]
27. Finality of decrees and orders
27A. Application for distress warrant
27B. Application to discharge or suspend warrant
CHAPTER V
SUPPLEMENTAL PROVISIONS
28. Subordination of Courts of Small Causes
28A. Power of District Court to withdraw and transfer cases
29. Seal
30. Abolition of Courts of Small Causes
31. Saving of Power to appoint Judge of Court of Small Causes to other office
32. Application of Act to Courts invested with jurisdiction of Courts of Small Causes
33. Application of Act and Code to Court so invested as to two Courts
34. Modification of Code as so applied
35. Continuance of proceedings of abolished Courts
36. [Repealed]
37. Publication of certain orders
SCHEDULE
 
 

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