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Which suits are of civil nature under C.P.C?

Under the Code of Civil Procedure (CPC), various types of suits are considered to be of civil nature. These include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Suits for recovery of money: These are suits where the plaintiff seeks to recover a debt, loan, or any other monetary claim from the defendant.
  2. Suits for specific performance of a contract: These suits are filed when the plaintiff seeks a court order to compel the defendant to perform their obligations under a contract.
  3. Suits for possession of immovable property: These suits involve disputes regarding ownership, possession, or title to immovable property, such as land or buildings.
  4. Suits for partition of property: These suits are filed when co-owners of property seek to divide or partition the property among themselves.
  5. Suits for declaration of rights: These suits are filed to seek a declaration from the court regarding the legal rights, status, or relationship of the parties involved.
  6. Suits for injunction: These suits seek a court order to restrain the defendant from doing a particular act that may cause harm or infringement of the plaintiff’s rights.
  7. Suits for damages: These suits are filed to claim compensation for harm or loss suffered by the plaintiff due to the actions or negligence of the defendant.
  8. Suits for specific relief: These suits seek a specific type of relief other than damages or injunction, such as cancellation of an instrument, rectification of a document, or the enforcement of a trust.
  9. Suits relating to family matters: These include suits for divorce, maintenance, custody of children, or any other disputes arising within the family.
  10. Suits relating to trusts and charities: These suits involve matters concerning the administration, management, or dissolution of trusts and charitable institutions.
  11. Suits relating to intellectual property: These suits pertain to disputes involving patents, copyrights, trademarks, or other forms of intellectual property rights.
  12. Suits involving tort claims: These suits arise from civil wrongs such as negligence, defamation, nuisance, trespass, or any other wrongful act causing harm to the plaintiff.

These are some of the common types of suits that are considered to be of civil nature under the CPC. The specific provisions and procedures for filing and conducting these suits are outlined in the CPC and may vary depending on the nature of the claim and the applicable laws.

Advocate J.S. Rohilla (Civil & Criminal Lawyer in Indore)

Call: 88271 22304

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