Sunday, 9 May 2021

Section 87B CPC - Code of Civil Procedure - Applications of sections 85 and 86 to Rulers of former Indian States.

 Section 87B CPC Description

1[(1) In the case of any suit by or against the Ruler of any former Indian State which is based wholly or in part upon a cause of action which arose before the commencement of the Constitution or any proceedings arising out of such suit, the provisions of section 85 and sub-sections (1) and (3) of section 86 shall apply in relation to such Ruler as they apply in relation to the Ruler of a foreign State].]

(2) In this section-

(a) "former Indian State" means any such Indian State as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify for the purposes of this;2[***]

3[(b) "commencement of the Constitution" means the 26th day of January, 1950; and

(c) "Ruler" in relation to a former Indian State, has the same meaning as in article 363 of the Constitution.]

1. Subs. by Act 54 of 1972, sec. 3, for sub-section (1) (w.e.f. 9-9-1972).

2. The word "and" omitted by Act 54 of 1972, sec. 3 (w.e.f. 9-9-1972).

3. Subs. by Act 54 of 1972, sec. 3, for clause (b) (w.e.f. 9-9-1972)

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