Supreme Court Rules 2013 - Order XXXI | Order 31
Supreme Court Rules 2013 and Supreme Court Rules 1966 (Repealed)
Supreme Court Rules 2013:
Order XII in the First Schedule to the Code with respect to admissions shall apply in suits instituted before the Court.
Supreme Court Rules 1966:
HEARING OF THE SUIT
1. Rules 1, 2, 3, 16, 17 and 18 of Order XVIII in the First Schedule to the
Code with respect to the hearing of suits and examination of witnesses shall apply
in suits instituted before the Court.
2. Witnesses in attendance shall be examined orally in open Court and
their evidence taken down in shorthand in the form of question and answer
by such officers of the Court as may be appointed for the purpose.
3. The transcript of the shorthand note shall be signed by the officer recording
the note and shall be deemed the deposition of the witness and shall form part of
4. The party to any suit or matter in which the evidence has been taken in
shorthand, and the witness whose evidence has been taken, shall be entitled upon
payment of the prescribed fee to be furnished with a certified copy of the handscript