Section 99 CPC Description
No decree shall be reversed or "substantially varied, nor shall any case be remanded in appeal on account of any mis joinder 1[or non-joinder] of parties or causes of action or any error, defect or irregularity in any proceedings in the suit, not affecting the merits of the case or the jurisdiction of the Court.
1[Provided that nothing in this section shall apply to non-joinder of a necessary party.]
1. Ins. by Act. No. 104 of 1976, sec. 35 (w.e.f. 1-2-1977).