Suits by or against the Government or public officers in their official capacity.

Section 79. Suits by or against Government.

In a suit by or against the Government, the authority to be named as plaintiff or defendant, as the case may be, shall be-
(a) in the case of a suit by or against the Central Government, the Union of India, and
(b) in the case of a suit by or against a State Government, the State.

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