ORDER XXXII – SUITS BY OR AGAINST MINORS AND PERSONS OF UNSOUND MIND

1. Minor to sue by next friend.

Every suit by a minor shall be Instituted in his name by a person who in such suit shall be called the next friend of the minor.

Explanation-
In this Order, “minor” means a person who has not attained his majority within the meaning of section 3 of the Indian Majority Act, 1875 (9 of 1875) where the suit relates to any of the matters mentioned in clauses (a) and (b) of section 2 of that Act or to any other matter.

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