How to sue as an indigent person

Poor, Penniless, Pauper.

Order XXXIII of Civil Procedure Code provides remedy to those who need to institute a suit for enforcement of their rights but are so poor that they cannot afford expenses on court fee etc.
The object behind this order is that poverty should not come in way of getting justice.Keep Reading

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CPC PDF here has INDEX LINKS to save your time and energy in this long 706 pages PDF!

Clicking on the index links will take you to that exact section or order of CPC in your browser. Download it.Keep Reading

Cavet and Who may lodge a cavet

Added in 1976. Section 148-A of Civil Procedure Code.
CAVEAT – To give notice before taking any action.

Caveat is not defined in Civil Procedure Code but it may be defined as a request made to the court that no order in a suit or proceeding instituted or likely to be instituted before it may be passed without hearing the person filing the caveat. The person who files a caveat is known as Caveator.Keep Reading


An Act to consolidate and amend the laws relating to the procedure of the Courts of Civil Judicature. WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the laws relating to the procedure of the Courts of Civil Judicature; it is hereby enacted as follows- PRELIMINARY – SECTION 1 to 8Keep Reading


EXECUTION – PART II – Section 36 to 74 – CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE (CPC) General Section 36. Application to orders. The provisions of this Code relating to the execution of decree (including provisions relating to payment under a decree) shall, so far as they are applicable, be deemed to applyKeep Reading


APPEALS – PART VII, Section 96-112 of CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE (CPC) Appeals from original decrees Section 96. Appeal from original decree. (1) Save where otherwise expressly provided in the body of this Code or by any other law for the time being in force, an appeal shall lie from everyKeep Reading


RULES – PART X, Section 121-131 of CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE (CPC) Section 121. Effect of rules in First Schedule. The rules in First Schedule shall have effect as if enacted in the body of this Code until annulled or altered in accordance with the provisions of this Part. Section 122.Keep Reading


MISCELLANEOUS – PART XI, Section 132-158 of CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE (CPC) Section 132. Exemption of certain women from personal appearance. (1) Women who, according to the customs and manners of the country, ought not to be compelled to appear in public shall be exempt from personal appearance in Court. (2) NothingKeep Reading


ORDER I of CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE (CPC) – PARTIES OF SUITS 1. Who may be joined as plaintiffs. All persons may be joined in one suit as plaintiffs where- (a) any right to relief in respect of, or arising out of, the same act or transaction or series of actsKeep Reading