Supreme Court Rules 2013 - Order XV | Order 15

 Supreme Court Rules 2013 and Supreme Court Rules 1966 (Repealed) 


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Supreme Court Rules 2013: 

Order XV


Petitions Generally


1. (1) Every petition shall consist of paragraphs and pages numbered consecutively and shall be fairly and legibly type-written, lithographed or printed on one side of standard A4 size paper, with quarter margin, and endorsed with the name of the Court appealed from, the full title and Supreme Court number of the appeal or matter to which the petition relates and the name, registered address and e-mail address of the advocate-onrecord of the petitioner or of the petitioner where the petitioner appears in person. The petitioner shall file along with his petition such number of copies thereof as may be required for the use of the Court.

(2) Where respondent appears, in case there is difference in address given in the petition and the actual address of the respondent, the respondent shall provide his registered address.


2. Where a petition is expected to be lodged, or has been lodged, which does not relate to any pending appeal of which the record has been registered in the Registry of the Court, any person claiming a right to appear before the Court on the hearing of such petition may lodge a caveat in the matter thereof, and shall thereupon be entitled to receive from the Registrar notice of the lodging of the petition, if at the time of the lodging of the caveat such petition has not yet been lodged, and, if and when the petition has been lodged, to require the petitioner to serve him with copy of the petition and to furnish him, at his own expense, with copies of any papers lodged by the petitioner in support of his petition. The caveator shall forthwith, after lodging his caveat, give notice thereof to the petitioner, if the petition has been lodged.

3. Where a petition is lodged in the matter of any pending appeal of which the record has been registered in the Registry of the Court, the petitioner shall serve any party who has entered an appearance in the appeal, with a copy of such petition and the party so served shall thereupon be entitled to require the petitioner to furnish him at his own expense, with copies of any papers lodged by the petitioner in support of his petition.

4. A petition other than memorandum of appeal containing allegations of fact which cannot be verified by reference to the record in the Court shall be supported by an affidavit.

5. The Registrar may refuse to receive a petition on the ground that it discloses no reasonable cause or is frivolous or contains scandalous matter but the petitioner may within fifteen days of the making of such order, appeal by way of motion, from such refusal to the Court.

6. As soon as all necessary documents are lodged, the petition shall be set down for hearing.

7. Subject to the provisions of rule 8, the Registrar shall, as soon as the Court has appointed a day for the hearing of a petition, notify the day appointed on the notice board/website of the Court.

8. Where the prayer of a petition is consented to in writing by the opposite party, or where a petition is of a formal and non-contentious character, the Court may, if it thinks fit, make an order thereon, without requiring the attendance of the parties, but the Registrar shall, with all convenient speed, after the Court has made its order, notify the parties that the order has been made and of the date and nature of such order.

9. A petitioner who desires to withdraw his petition shall give notice in writing to that effect to the Registrar. Where the petition is opposed the opponent shall, subject to any agreement between the parties to the contrary, be entitled to apply to the Court for his costs, but where the petition is unopposed, or where, in the case of an opposed petition, the parties have come to an agreement as to the costs of the petition, the petition may, if the Court thinks fit, be disposed of in the same way mutatis mutandis as a consent petition under the provisions of rule 8.

10. Where a petitioner unduly delays the bringing of a petition to a hearing, the Registrar shall call upon him to explain the delay, and if no Explanation is offered, or if the Explanation offered is, in the opinion of the Registrar, insufficient, the Registrar may, after notifying all parties, who have entered appearance, place the petition before the Court for such directions as the Court may think fit to give thereon.

11. At the hearing, not more than one advocate shall be heard on behalf of the petitioner/petitioners and not more than one Advocate on behalf of each respondent/each set of respondents, unless directed otherwise by the Court.



Supreme Court Rules 1966: 

ORDER XV

APPEALS ON CERTIFICATE BY HIGH COURT

2

[1. Where a certificate of the nature referred to in clause (1) of article 132

or clause (1) of article 133 has been given under article 134A of the Constitution

or a certificate has been given under article 135 of the Constitution or under any

1. Subs. by G.S.R. 466, dated 22nd June, 1983 (w.e.f. 2-7-1983).

2. Subs. by G.S.R. 506, dated 21st May, 1981 (w.e.f. 30-5-1981).

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other provision of law the party concerned shall file a petition of appeal in the

Court.]

2. Subject to the provisions of sections 4, 5 and 12 of the Limitation Act,

1963 (36 of 1963), the petition of appeal shall be presented within sixty days from

the date of the grant of the certificate of fitness:

1

[Provided that in computing the said period, the time requisite for obtaining

a copy of the certificate and the order granting the said certificate, shall also be

excluded.]

3. (1) The petition shall recite succinctly and in chronological order with

relevant dates, the principal steps in the proceedings leading up to the appeal from

the commencement thereof till the grant of the certificate of leave to appeal to the

Court, and shall also state the amount or value of the subject-matter of the suit in

the Court of first instance and in the High Court, and the amount or value of the

subject-matter in dispute before the Court with particulars showing how the said

valuation has been arrived at. Where the appeal is incapable of valuation, it shall

be so stated2

[(2) The petition shall be accompanied by a certified copy of

(i) judgment and decree or order appealed from;

(ii) certificate granted by the High Court; and

(iii) the order granting the said certificate.

In cases where according to the practice prevailing in the High Court, the

decree or order is not required to be drawn up it shall be so stated upon affidavit.

In appeals falling under any of the categories enumerated in rule 5A, however, in

addition to the documents mentioned above, a certified copy (or uncertified copy

if such copy is affirmed to be true copy upon affidavit) of the judgment or order

and also of the decree of the Court immediately below or such a copy of the order

of the Tribunal, Government authority or person, as the case may be shall also be

1. Ins. by G.S.R. 705, dated 8th May 1971 (w.e.f. 1-7-1971).

2. Sub. by G.S.R. 410, dated 26th February, 1968 (w.e.f. 26-2-1968) and again Sub. by G.S.R.

705, dated 8th May 1971 (w.e.f. 1-7-1971).

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filed before the appeal is listed for hearing ex-parte. At least seven copies of the

aforesaid documents shall be filed in the Registry.]

(3) Where at any time between the grant by the High Court of the Certificate

for leave to appeal to the Court and the filing of the petition of appeal, and party

to the proceeding in the Court below dies, the petition of appeal may be filed by

or against the legal representative, as the case may be, of the deceased party,

provided that the petition is accompanied by a separate application, duly supported

by an affidavit, praying for bringing on record such person as the legal representative

of the deceased party and setting out the facts showing him to be the proper

person to be entered on the record as such legal representatives.

4. The Registrar, after satisfying himself that the petition of appeal is in order,

shall endorse the date of presentation on the petition and register the same as an

appeal in the Court.

5. Where a party desires to appeal on grounds which can be raised only with

the leave of the Court, it shall lodge along with the petition of appeal a separate

petition stating the grounds so proposed to be raised and praying for leave to

appeal on those grounds.

1

{5A. Each of the following categories of appeals, on being registered, shall

be put up for hearing ex-parte before the Court which may either dismiss it

summarily or direct issue of notice to all necessary parties or may make such

orders as the circumstances of the case may require, namely: -

(a) an appeal from any judgment, decree or final order of a High Court

summarily dismissing the appeal or the matter, as the case may be

before it;

2

[***]

(d) an appeal on a certificate granted by a High Court 3

[under article

134A of the Constitution being a certificate of the nature referred to

in clause (1) of article 132 or clause (1) of article 133 of the

Constitution or] under any other provision of law if the High Court

has not recorded the reasons or the grounds for granting the

1. Ins. by G.S.R. 705, dated 8th May, 1971 (w.e.f. 1-7-1971).

2. Deleted by G.S.R. 506, dated 21st May, 1981 (w.e.f. 30-5-1981).

3. Subs. by G.S.R. 506, dated 21st May, 1981 (w.e.f. 30-5-1981).

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certificate.}

1

[(e) an appeal under clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 19 of the

Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 (70 of 1971).]

2

[***]

APPEARANCE BY RESPONDENT

3

[10. As soon as the 4

[petition of appeal has been registered] 5

[and in the

case of categories of appeals falling under rule 5A as soon as notice is directed

to be issued] the Registrar of the Court shall-

(i) require the appellant to furnish as many copies of the petition of

appeal as may be necessary for record and for service on the

respondent; and

(ii) send to the Registrar of the Court appealed from a copy of the

petition of appeal for record in that Court and a copy for service

upon the respondent or each respondent]:

Provided that the Registrar of the Court may on an application made for the

purpose, dispense with service of the petition of appeal on any respondent who

did not appear in the proceedings in the Court appealed from or on his legal

representative:

Provided however that no order dispensing with service of notice shall be

made in respect of a respondent who is a minor or a lunatic:

Provided further that an order dispensing with service of notice shall not

preclude any respondent or his legal representative from appearing to contest the

appeal.

11. On receipt from the Court of the copy of the petition of appeal, the

Registrar of the Court appealed from shall-

. Ins. by G.S.R. 1024, dated 9th August, 1978 (w.e.f. 19-8-1978).

2. Rules 6 to 9 deleted by G.S.R. 466. dated 22nd June, 1983 (w.e.f. 2-7-1983).

3. Subs. by G.S.R. 410, dated 26th February, 1968 (w.e.f. 26-2-1968).

4. Subs. by G.S.R. 466, dated 22nd June, 1983 (w.e.f. 2-7-1983).

5. Subs. by G.S.R. 705, dated 8th May. 1971 (w.e.f. 1-7-1971).

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(i) cause notice of the lodgment of the petition of appeal to be served

on the respondent personally or in such manner as the Court appealed

from may by rules prescribe;

1

[(ii) unless otherwise ordered by the Court transmit to the Court at the

expense of the appellant the original record of the case, including the

record of the Courts below:

Provided that where a transcript is to be prepared in

accordance with the proviso to sub-rule (1) of rule 14, no original

record shall be transmitted until specifically requisitioned; and]

(iii) as soon as notice as aforesaid is served, to send a certificate as to

the date or dates on which the said notice was served.

12. A respondent shall enter appearance in the Court within thirty days of the

service on him of the notice of lodgment of the petition of appeal.

13. The respondent may within the time limited for his appearance deliver to

Registrar of the Court and to the appellant a notice in writing consenting to the

appeal, and the Court may thereupon make such order on the appeal as the justice

of the case may require without requiring the attendance of the person so consenting.

PREPARATION OF RECORD

14. (1) The record shall be printed in accordance with the rules contained in

the First Schedule to these rules and, unless otherwise ordered by the Court, it shall

be printed under the supervision of the Registrar of the Court:

Provided that where the proceedings from which the appeal arises were had

in courts below in a language other than English, the Registrar of the Court appealed

from shall within 1

[six months] from the date of the service on the respondent of the

notice of petition of appeal transmit to the Court in triplicate a transcript in English

of the record proper of the appeal to be laid before the Court, one copy of which

shall be duly authenticated. The provisions contained in rules 15 to 20 shall apply

to the preparation and transmission to the Court of the said transcript record:

1. Subs. by G.S.R. 410, dated 26th February, 1968 (w.e.f. 26-2-1968).

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1

[Provided further that where the records are printed for the purpose of the

appeal before the High Court and the said record be in English, the High Court

shall prepare 10 extra copies in addition to the number of copies required by the

High Court for use in the Court].

2

[(2) Upon receipt from the Court appealed from of the English transcript of

the record as aforesaid, the Registrar of the Court shall proceed to cause an estimate

of the costs of preparing the printed copies of the records to be made and served

on the appellant in accordance with the provisions contained in rule 19 and will all

convenient speed arrange for the preparation thereof.]

(3) Unless otherwise ordered by the Court, at least twenty copies of the record

shall be prepared.

15. 2

[(1) As soon as the original record of the case is received in the Court,

the Registrar shall give notice to the parties who have entered appearance of

the arrival of the original record and the parties shall, thereafter be entitled to

inspect the record and to extract all necessary particulars therefrom.]

(2) The appellant shall within four weeks of the service upon him of the

notice referred to in sub-rule (1), file a list of the documents which he proposes

to include in the paper book, a copy whereof shall be served on the respondent.

The respondent may within three weeks of the service on him of the said list, file a

list of such additional documents as he considers necessary for the determination of

the appeal.

16. After the expiry of the time fixed for the filing of the additional list by the

respondent, the Registrar shall fix a day for the settlement of list of documents to

be included in the appeal record and shall give notice thereof to the parties who

have entered appearance. In settling the lists the Registrar, as well as the parties

concerned, shall endeavour to exclude from the record all documents that are not

relevant to the subject-matter of the appeal and generally to reduce the bulk of the

record as far as practicable.

17. Where the respondent objects to the inclusion of a document on the ground

that it is not necessary or is irrelevant and the appellant nevertheless insists upon its

inclusion, the record as finally printed shall, with a view to subsequent adjustment

of cost of and incidental to the printing of the said document, indicate in the index

1. Ins. by G.S.R. 189, dated 15th March, 1991 (w.e.f. 30-3-1991).

2. Subs. by G.S.R. 410, dated 26th February, 1968 (w.e.f. 26-2-1968).

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of papers or otherwise the fact that the respondent has objected to the inclusion of

the document and that it has been included at the instance of the appellant.

18. Where the appellant objects to the inclusion of a document on the ground

that it is not necessary or is irrelevant and the respondent nevertheless insists upon

its inclusion, the Registrar, if he is of opinion that the document is not relevant, may

direct that the said document he printed separately at the expense of the respondent

and require the respondent to deposit within such time as he may prescribe, the

necessary charges therefor, and the question of the costs thereof shall be dealt with

by the Court at the time of the determination of the appeal.

19. As soon as the index of the records is settled, the Registrar concerned

shall cause an estimate of the costs of the preparation of the record to be prepared

and served on the appellant and require him to deposit within thirty days of such

service the said amount. The appellant may deposit the said amount in lump sum or

in such installments as the Registrar may prescribe.

1

[20. Where the record has been printed for the purpose of the appeal before

the High Court and sufficient number of copies (if it is in English) are available, no

fresh printing of the record shall be necessary except of such additional papers as

may be required.]

21. Where an appeal paper book is likely to consist of two hundred or less

number of pages, the Registrar may, instead of having it printed, have the record

cyclostyled under his supervision.

22. If at any time during the preparation of the record the amount deposited

is found insufficient, the Registrar shall call upon the appellant to deposit such further

sum as may be necessary within such further time as may be deemed fit but not

exceeding twenty-eight days in the aggregate.

23. Where the appellant fails to make the required deposit, the preparation of

the records shall be suspended and the Registrar concerned shall not proceed with

the preparation thereof without an order in this behalf of the Court and where the

record is under preparation in the Court appealed from, of the Court appealed from.

24. When the record has been made ready the Registrar shall certify the same

and give notice to the parties of the certification of the record and append to the

1. Subs. by G.S.R. 189, dated 15th March, 1991 (w.e.f. 30-3-1991).

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record a certificate showing the amount of expenses incurred by the party concerned

for the preparation of the record.

25. Each party who has entered appearance shall be entitled to three copies

of the record for his own use.

26. Subject to any special direction from the Court to the contrary, the costs

of, and incidental to, the printing of the record shall form part of the costs of the

appeal, but the costs of, and incidental to, the printing of any document objected to

by one party in accordance with rule 18 or rule 19, shall, if such document is found,

on taxation of costs, to be unnecessary or irrelevant, be disallowed to, or borne by

the party insisting on including the same in the record.

27. Where the record is directed to be prepared under the supervision of the

Registrar of the Court appealed from, the provisions contained in rules 15 to 25

shall apply mutatis mutandis to the 1

[preparation] thereof.

SPECIAL CASE

28. Where the decision of the appeal is likely to turn exclusively on a question

of law, any party, with the sanction of the Registrar of the Court, may submit such

question of law in the form of a special case, and the Registrar may call the parties

before him, and having heard them and examined the record, may report to the

Court as to the nature of the proceedings and the record that may be necessary for

the discussion of the same. Upon perusing the said report, the Court may give such

directions as to the preparation of the record and hearing of the appeal, including

directions regarding the time within which or otherwise, the parties shall lodge their

respective statements of case:

Provided that nothing herein contained shall in any way prevent this Court from

ordering the full discussion of the whole case if the Court shall so think fit.

WITHDRAWAL OF APPEAL

29. Where at any stage prior to the hearing of the appeal an appellant desires

to withdraw his appeal, he shall present a petition to that effect to the Court. At the

hearing of any such petition a respondent who has entered appearance may apply

to the Court for his costs.

1. Subs. by G.S.R. 410, dated 26th February, 1968 (w.e.f. 26-2-1968).

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NON-PROSECUTION OF APPEALS-CHANGE OF PARTIES

30. If an appellant fails to take any steps in the appeal within the time fixed

for the same under these rules, or if no time is specified, it appears to the Registrar

of the Court that he is not prosecuting the appeal with due diligence, the Registrar

shall call upon him to explain his default and, if no Explanation is offered, or if the

Explanation offered appears to the Registrar to be insufficient, the Registrar may

issue a summons calling upon him to show cause before the Court why the appeal

should not be dismissed for non-prosecution.

31. The Registrar shall send a copy of the summons mentioned in the last

specified rule to every respondent who has entered appearance. The Court may,

after hearing the parties, dismiss the appeal for non-prosecution or give such other

directions thereon as the justice of the case may require.

32. Where at any time between the filing of the petition of appeal and the

hearing of the appeal the record becomes defective by reason of the death or change

of status of a party to the appeal, or for any other reason, an application shall be

made to the Court, stating who is the proper person to be substituted or entered

on the record in place of, or in addition to the party on record.

33. Upon the filing of such an application the Registrar of the Court shall, after

notice to the parties concerned, determine who in his opinion is the proper person

to be substituted or entered on the record in place of, or in addition to the party on

record, and the name of such person shall thereupon be substituted or entered on

the record:

Provided that no such order of substitution or revivor shall be made by the

Registrar-

(i) where a question arises as to whether any person is or is not the legal

representative of the deceased party, or

(ii) where a question of setting aside the abatement of the cause is

involved;

and in such a case he shall place the matter before the Court for orders:

Provided further that where during the course of the proceedings it appears

to the Registrar that it would be convenient for the enquiry that investigation in regard

to the person who is to be substituted on record, be made by the Court appealed

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from or a Court subordinate thereto, the Registrar may place the matter before the

Judge in Chambers and the Judge in Chambers may thereupon make an order

directing to the Court appealed from to investigate into the matter either itself or

cause an enquiry to be made by a Court subordinate to it, after notice to the parties,

and submit its report thereon to this Court within such time as may be fixed by the

order. On receipt of the report from the Court below the matter shall be posted

before the Judge in Chambers again for appropriate orders.

34. Save as aforesaid the provision of Order XXII of the Code relating to

abatement shall apply mutatis mutandis to appeals and proceedings before the Court.

1

[35(1) Within forty-five days of the service on him of the notice of

authentication of the record, the appellant shall lodge in the Court the statement of

his case and serve a copy thereof on the respondent. The respondent shall lodge

statement of case within thirty-five days thereafter. In appeals where printing of

record is dispensed with, the appellant shall file statement of case within 45 days

from the date of order dispensing with the printing of appeal record or from the

expiry of period granted by the Court for filing additional papers or record,

whichever is later and the respondent shall file statement of case within 35 days

either from the date on which the period of 30 days from the date of service of

notice of lodgment of petition of appeal expires or from the date of service of

statement of case of the appellant, whichever is later.

(2.) No party to an appeal shall be entitled to be heard by the Court unless

the party has previously lodged statement of case in the appeal :

Provided that where a respondent who has entered appearance, does not desire

to lodge a statement of case in the appeal, he may give the Registrar of the Court,

notice in writing of his intention not to lodge any case while reserving his right to

address the Court on the question of costs only.

36(1) The statement of a case shall consist of two parts as follows :

Part I shall consist of a concise statement of the facts of the case in proper

sequence. A list of the dates of the relevant events leading up and concerning

the litigation in chronological order and pedigree tables, wherever necessary, shall

be given at the end of the part.

1. Rules 35, 36 and 37 deleted by G.S.R. 466, dated 22nd June, 1983 (w.e.f. 2-7-1983) and

Ins. by G.S.R. 407, dated 9th December, 1997 (w.e.f. 20-12-1997).

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Part II shall set out the contentions of facts and law sought to be urged in

support of the claim of the party lodging the statement of case and the authorities in

support thereof. Where authorities are cited, reference shall be given to the Official

Reports, if available, where text books are cited, the reference shall if possible, be

to the latest available editions. Where a statute, regulation, rule, ordinance or byelaw is cited or relied on, so much thereof as may be necessary to the decision of

the case shall be set out. At the end of the part shall ordinarily be set out a table of

cases cited.

(2) The statement of case shall consist of paragraphs numbered consecutively.

Reference shall be given by page and line to the relevant portions of the record in

the margin and care shall be taken to avoid, as far as possible, the re-producing in

the statement of case of long extracts from the Record. The statement of case shall

not travel beyond the limits of the certificate or the special leave, as the case may

be, and of such additional grounds, if any, as the Court may allow to be urged on

application made for the purpose. The Taxing Officer in taxing the costs of the appeal

shall, either of his own motion, or at the instance of the opposite party, enquire into

any unnecessary prolixity in the case, and shall disallow the costs occassioned

thereby.

37.Two or more respondents may, at their own risk as costs lodge separate

statement of cases in the same appeal.]

1

[38. A respondent who has not entered appearance shall not be entitled to

receive any notice relating to the appeal from the Registrar of the Court, nor allowed

to lodge a statement of case in the appeal.]

1

[39. The appeal shall be set down for hearing one month after the expiry of

the time prescribed for lodging the statement of case by the respondent. Where a

respondent fails to lodge the statement of case within the time prescribed, the appeal

shall, subject to the provision contained in the proviso to sub-rule (2) of rule 35 be

set down ex-parte against respondent in defeat.]

2

[40. If the printing of record has not been dispensed with, the appellant shall,

within two weeks of the receipt of the notice setting down the appeal for hearing,

attend at the Registry and obtain eight copies of the record and the statements of

1. Subs. by G.S.R. 407, dated 9th December, 1997 (w.e.f. 20-12-1997).

2. Subs. by G.S.R. 466, dated 22nd June, 1983 (w.e.f. 2-7-1983) and again Subs. by G.S.R.

407, dated 9th December, 1997 (w.e.f. 20-12-1997).

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case to be bound in cloth or in one-fourth leather with paper sides, and six leaves

of blank paper shall be kept for the use of the Court. The front cover shall bear a

label stating the title and Supreme Court number of the appeal, the contents of the

volume and the name and address of the advocates-on-record. The several

documents indicated by inducts shall be arranged in the following order:-

(1) Appellant’s Statement of Case;

(2) Respondent’s Statement of Case;

(3) Record (if in more than one Part, showing the separate Parts by

inducts, all Parts being paged at the top of the page);

(4) Supplemental Record (if any) and the short title and Supreme

Court number of appeal shall also be shown on the back.]

41. The appellant shall lodge the bound copies not less than ten clear days

before the date fixed for the hearing of the Appeal.

1

[42. (1) Where the appellant is not represented by an Advocate of his choice,

the Court may in a proper case, direct the engagement of an Advocate amicus curiae

at the cost of the State. The fee of the Advocate so engaged shall be a lump sum

not exceeding Rs. 500/- as may be fixed by the Bench hearing the case, and in an

appropriate case, the Bench hearing the case, may for the reasons to be recorded

in writing, sanction payment of a lump sum not exceeding Rs. 750/- to the said

Advocate.

(2) After the hearing of the appeal, the Registrar or the Deputy Registrar shall

issue to the Advocate amicus curiae a certificate in the prescribed form indicating

therein the name of the said Advocate engaged at the cost of the State and the

amount of fees payable to the said Advocate.

(3) The State concerned shall pay the fees specified in the certificate issued

under sub-rule (2) to the Advocate named therein within three months from the date

of his presenting before it, his claim for the fees supported by the certificate. If the

fees are not paid within the above said period, the Advocate shall be entitled to

recover the same from the State concerned by enforcement of the certificate as an

order as to costs under the Supreme Court (Decrees and Orders) Enforcement

Order, 1954.

1. Added by G.S.R. 541, dated 26th June, 1987 (w.e.f. 18-7-1987).

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Explanation: - For the purposes of this rule, the term “State” shall include a

Union Territory.]

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