THE CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE (ABRIDGED)
The corpus of law consists of substantive as well as procedural rules. Procedural rules are crucial for the realisation of justice, and play an important role in the disposal of cases. The Code of Civil Procedure 1908, governs and regulates the entire procedure in a civil suit. A mastery, therefore, of the principles and rules embodied in the Code, becomes indispensable for everyone associated with this branch of law. Mulla’s classic work on the civil procedure, first published in 1906, has remained popular with the Bar and the Bench on the strength of its sheer quality and the high standard maintained by legal luminaries associated with its previous editions. The book has continuously served the readers for the last several decades. This 16th Edition of Mulla’s Code of Civil Procedure (Abridged) covers the latest case law, legislative amendments and current developments in the law relating to civil procedure in India. All notable decisions of the Supreme Court and various High Courts as well as changes made by the various Amending Acts including the Factoring Regulation Act, 2011 (Act 12 of 2012) have been incorporated and critically examined at appropriate places in the book. Detailed Appendices covering forms of plaints, summons, notices, affidavits etc. which are relevant for the filing process in courts have been included. For easy navigation and reference, the book provides detailed synopses, table of contents, table of cases and a comprehensive subject index. The book is an essential reference for lawyers, judges, law teachers, scholars, legislators, social scientists, administrators and law libraries.