Supreme Court Rules 2013 - Order XXXIV | Order 34
Supreme Court Rules 2013 and Supreme Court Rules 1966 (Repealed)
Supreme Court Rules 2013:
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 the record.
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.
Supreme Court Rules 1966:
Rules 1, 2 and 5 of Order XXXVI in the First Schedule to the Code with
respect to procedure by way of special case shall apply in suits instituted before
the Court, except the words- ‘which would have jurisdiction to entertain a suit
the amount or value of the subject-matter of which is the same as the amount or
value of the subject-matter of the agreement’ in sub-rule (1) of rule 3, the words
‘claiming to be interested as plaintiff or plaintiffs’ to the end of sub-rule (2) of rule
3; and the words ‘and upon the judgment so pronounced a decree shall follow’ in
sub-rule (2) of rule 5