Supreme Court Rules 2013 - Order XII | Order 12
Supreme Court Rules 2013 and Supreme Court Rules 1966 (Repealed)
Supreme Court Rules 2013:
Judgments, Decrees And Orders
1. The Court, after the case has been heard, shall pronounce judgment in open Court, either at once or on some future day, of which due notice shall be given to the parties or their advocates on record, and the decree or order shall be drawn up in accordance therewith.
2. A member of the Court may read a judgment prepared by another member of the Court.
3. Subject to the provisions contained in Order XLVII of these rules, a judgment pronounced by the Court or by a majority of the Court or by a dissenting Judge in open Court shall not afterwards be altered or added to, save for the purpose of correcting a clerical or arithmetical mistake or an error arising from any accidental slip or omission.
4. Certified copies of the judgment, decree or order shall be furnished to the parties on requisition made for the purpose, and at their expense.
5. Every decree passed or order made by the Court shall be drawn up in the Registry and be signed by the Registrar, the Additional Registrar or Deputy Registrar and sealed with the seal of the Court and shall bear the same date as the judgment in the suit or appeal.
6. The decree passed or order made by the Court in every appeal, and any order for costs in connection with the proceedings therein, shall be transmitted by the Registrar to the Court or Tribunal from which the appeal was brought, and steps for the enforcement of such decree or order shall be taken in that Court or Tribunal in the way prescribed by law.
7. Orders made by the Court in other proceedings shall be transmitted by the Registrar to the judicial or other authority concerned to whom such orders are directed, and any party may apply to the Judge in Chambers that any such order, including an order for payment of costs, be transmitted to any other appropriate Court or other authority for enforcement.
8. In cases of doubt or difficulty with regard to a decree or order made by the Court, the Registrar, the Additional Registrar or the Deputy Registrar shall, before issuing the draft, submit the same to the Court.
9. Where the Registrar, the Additional Registrar or the Deputy Registrar considers it necessary that the draft of any decree or order should be settled in the presence of the parties or where the parties, require it to be settled, in their presence, the Registrar, the Additional Registrar or the Deputy Registrar shall, by notice in writing, appoint a time for settling the same and the parties shall attend the appointment and produce the briefs and such other documents as may be necessary to enable the draft to be settled.
10. Where any party is dissatisfied with the decree or order as settled by the Registrar, the Registrar shall not proceed to complete the decree or order without allowing that party sufficient time to apply by motion to the Court, which shall not exceed 90 days from date of order of the Registrar failing which the Registrar will proceed to settle the decree.
Supreme Court Rules 1966:
INSPECTION, SEARCH, ETC.
1. Subject to the provisions of these rules, a party to any cause, appeal or
matter who has appeared shall be allowed to search, inspect or get copies of all
pleadings and other documents or records in the case, on payment of the prescribed
fees and charges.
2. The Court, on the application of a person who is not a party to the case,
appeal or matter, may on good cause shown, allow such person such search or
inspection or to obtain such copies as is or are mentioned in the last preceding rule,
on payment of the prescribed fees and charges.
3. A search or inspection under rule 1 or rule 2 during the pendency of a
cause, appeal or matter, shall be allowed only in the presence of an officer of the
Court and after twenty-four hours’ notice in writing to the parties who have
appeared, and copies of documents shall not be allowed to be taken, but notes
of the search or inspection may be made.
4. Copies required under rule 1 or rule 2 may be certified as correct copies
by the Registrar, Deputy Registrar, Assistant Registrar, or such other officer as may
be authorised in that behalf by the Registrar.
5. An application may be made to the Registrar for the issue urgently of a
copy of any judgment, decree or order of the Court or of any proceedings filed
in the Court and upon the order being so made, the said copy shall be made ready
and issued within seven days of the making of the application or such further time
as the Registrar may specify.
6. No record or document filed in any cause, appeal or matter shall, without
the leave of the Court, be taken out of the custody of the Court.
7. The Registrar may, in his discretion, permit any record to be sent to any
Court, tribunal or other public authority on requisition received from such Court,
THE SUPREME COURT RULES, 1966
Tribunal or authority