CPC, 1908


SECTIONSCODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, 1908
Preamble
PRELIMINARY
1.Short title, commencement and extent
2.Definitions
3.Subordination of Courts
4.Savings
5.Application of the Code to Revenue Courts
6.Pecuniary jurisdiction
7.Provincial Small Cause Courts
8.Presidency Small Cause Courts
PART I : SUITS IN GENERAL
Jurisdiction of the Courts and res judicata
9.Courts to try all civil suits unless barred
10.Stay of suit
11.Res judicata
12.Bar to further suit
13.When foreign judgment not conclusive
14.Presumption as to foreign judgments
Place of suing
15.Court in which suits to be instituted
16.Suits to be instituted where subject matter situate
17.Suits for immovable property situate within jurisdiction of different Courts
18.Place of institution of suit where local limits of jurisdiction of Courts are uncertain
19.Suits for compensation for wrongs to person or movables
20.Other suits to be instituted where defendants reside or cause of action arises
21.Objections to jurisdiction
21-A.Bar on suits to set aside decree on objection as to place of suing
22.Power to transfer suits which may be instituted in more than one Court
23.To what Court application lies
24.General power of transfer and withdrawal
25.Power of State Government to transfer suits
Institution of suits
26.Institution of suits
summons and discovery
27.Summons to defendants
28.Service of summons where defendant resides in another State
29.Service of foreign summonses
30.Power to order discovery and the like
31.Summons to witness
32.Penalty for default
Judgment and decree
33.Judgment and decree
Interest
34.Interest
Costs
35.Costs
35-A.Compensatory costs in respect of false and vexatious claims or defences
35-B.Costs for causing delay
PART II : EXECUTION
General
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.Transfer of decree to Court in another State
41.Result of execution-proceedings to be certified
42.Powers of Court in executing transferred decree
43.Execution of decrees passed by Civil Courts in places to which this Code does not extend
44.Execution of decrees passed by Revenue Courts in places to which this Code does not extend
44-A.Execution of decrees passed by Courts in reciprocating territory
45.Execution of decrees outside India
46.Precepts
Question to be determined by Court executing decree
47.Questions to be determined by the Court executing decree
48.[Repealed]
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
Attachment
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
Sale
65.Purchasers title
66.[Repealed]
67.Power for State Government to make rules as to sales of land in execution of decrees for payment of money
Delegation of Collector of power to execute decree against immoveable property
68-72.[Repealed]
Distribution of assets
73.Proceeds of execution-sale to be rateably distributed among decree-holders
Resistance to execution
74.Resistance to execution
PART III: INCIDENTAL PROCEEDINGS
Commissions
75.Power of Court to issue commissions
76.Commission to another Court
77.Letter of request
78.Commissions issued by foreign Courts
SECTION 79-158ORDER XXVII : SUITS BY OR AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT OR PUBLIC OFFICERS IN THEIR OFFICIAL CAPACITY
ORDER I : PARTIES OF SUITSORDER XXVII-A : SUITS INVOLVING A SUBSTANTIAL QUESTION OF LAW AS TO THE INTERPRETATION OF THE CONSTITUTION OR AS TO THE VALIDITY OF ANY STATUTORY INSTRUMENT
ORDER II : FRAME OF SUITORDER XXVIII : SUITS BY OR AGAINST MILITARY OR NAVAL MEN OR AIRMEN
ORDER III : RECOGNIZED AGENTS AND PLEADERSORDER XXIX : SUITS BY OR AGAINST CORPORATIONS
ORDER IV : INSTITUTION OF SUITSORDER XXX : SUITS BY OR AGAINST FIRMS AND PERSONS CARRYING ON BUSINESS IN NAMES OTHER THAN THEIR OWN
ORDER V : ISSUE AND SERVICE OF SUMMONSORDER XXXI : SUITS BY OR AGAINST TRUSTEES, EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS
ORDER VI : PLEADINGS GENERALLYORDER XXXII : SUITS BY OR AGAINST MINORS AND PERSONS OF UNSOUND MIND
ORDER VII : PLAINTORDER XXXII-A : SUITS RELATING TO MATTERS CONCERNING THE FAMILY
ORDER VIII : WRITTEN STATEMENT, SET-OFF AND COUNTER-CLAIMORDER XXXIII : SUITS BY INDIGENT PERSONS
ORDER IX : APPEARANCE OF PARTIES AND CONSEQUENCE OF NON-APPEARANCEORDER XXXIV : SUITS RELATING TO MORTGAGES OF IMMOVABLE PROPERTY
ORDER X : EXAMINATION OF PARTIES BY THE COURT
ORDER XI : DISCOVERY AND INSPECTION
ORDER XII : ADMISSIONORDER XXXVII : SUMMARY PROCEDURE
ORDER XIII : PRODUCTION, IMPOUNDING AND RETURN OF DOCUMENTSORDER XXXVIII : ARREST AND ATTACHMENT BEFORE JUDGMENT
ORDER XIV : SETTLEMENT OF ISSUES AND DETERMINATION OF SUIT ON ISSUES OF LAW OR ON ISSUES AGREED UPON
ORDER XV : DISPOSAL OF THE SUIT AT THE FIRST HEARING
ORDER XVI : SUMMONING AND ATTENDANCE OF WITNESSES
ORDER XVI-A : ATTENDANCE OF WITNESSES CONFINED OR DETAINED IN PRISONS
ORDER XVII : ADJOURNMENTS
ORDER XVIII : HEARING OF THE SUIT AND EXAMINATION OF WITNESSES
ORDER XIX : AFFIDAVITS
ORDER XX : JUDGMENT AND DECREE
ORDER XXI : EXECUTION OF DECREES AND ORDERS
ORDER XXII : DEATH, MARRIAGE AND INSOLVENCY OR PARTIES
ORDER XXIII : WITHDRAWAL AND ADJUSTMENT OF SUITS
ORDER XXIV : PAYMENT INTO COURT
ORDER XXV : SECURITY FOR COSTS
ORDER XXVI : COMMISSIONSAPPENDICES TO THE FIRST SCHEDULE