Recent Amendments To The Civil Procedure Code For Speedy Trial Of Cases

The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 contains the law relating to the procedure in Suits and Civil Proceedings. The Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1999 was enacted by Parliament with a view to cutting short the delays at various levels. After its enactment, a large number of representations were received both for and against its enforcement. The Bar Council of India and local Bar Associations asked the Government to relook into certain provisions which could cause hardship to the litigants. Based on the outcome of the deliberations, the Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2002 is enacted.

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What are the provisions for Settlement of Disputes?

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