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THE COURT FEES ACT, 1870

Title : THE COURT FEES ACT, 1870

Year : 1962



Rep. by the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1923 (18 of 1923), Section 163.



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Rep. by the Amending Act, 1891 (12 of 1891) Section 2 and Schedule I.

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Whenever the filing or exhibition in a Criminal Court of a document in respect of which the proper fee has not been paid is, in the opinion of the presiding Judge, necessary to prevent a failure of justice, nothing contained in section 4 or section 6 shall be deemed been to prohibit such filing or exhibition.



(1)The 2* [Appropriate Government] may from time to time make rules for regulating the sale of stamps to be used under this Act, the persons by whom alone such sale is to be conducted, and the duties and remuneration of such persons.

(2)All such rules shall be published in the Official Gazette, and shall there upon have the force of law.

(3)Any person appointed to sell stamps who disobeys any rule made under this section, and any person not so appointed who sells or offers for sale any stamp, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.]

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1.Substituted by Act 12 of 1891, Section 2 and Schedule II, for the original section.

2.Substituted by the A.O. 1937, for "L.G.".

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The1*[Appropriate Government] may, from time to time by notification in the Official Gazette, reduce or remit, in the whole or in any part of2*[the territories under its administration], all or any of the fees mentioned in the First and Second Schedules to this Act annexed, and may in like manner cancel or vary such order.

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1. Substituted by the A.O. 1937, for "L.G." which had been Substituted by Act 38 of 1920, Section 2 and Schedule I, Part I, for "Governor General of India in Council".

2. Substituted by Act 38 of 1920, Section 2 and Schedule I, for "British India".
 
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Nothing in Chapters II and V of this Act applies to the commission payable to the Accountant General of the High Court at Fort William, or to the fees which any officer of a High Court is allowed to receive in addition to a fixed salary.

FIRST SCHEDULE
Advalorem fees


Number

Proper  fee
1. Plaint,1*[written statement
pleading a set-off or counter-claim] or memorandum of appeal (not other wise provided for in this Act) 1*[or of cross objection] presented to any Civil or Revenue Court except those mentioned in section 3.
When the amount or value of the subject-matter in dispute does not exceed five rupees.
Six annas.

When such amount or value exceeds five rupees, for every five rupees, or part thereof, in excess of five rupees, up to one hundred rupees.
Two annas.

When such amount or value exceeds one hundred rupees, for every ten rupees, or part thereof, in excess of one hundred rupees, up to one thousand rupees. Twelve annas.

When such amount or value exceeds one thousand rupees, for every one hundred rupees, or part Thereof, in excess of one thousand rupees, up to five thousand rupees.
 Five rupees

When such amount or value exceeds five thousand rupees, for every two hundred and fifty rupees, or pan thereof, in excess of five thousand rupees, up to ten thousand rupees
  Ten rupees.

When such amount or value exceeds ten thousand rupees, for every five hundred rupees, of part thereof, in excess of ten thousand rupees, up to twenty thousand rupees.  Fifteen rupees.

When such amount or value exceeds twenty thousand rupees, for every one thousand rupees, or pan thereof, in excess of twenty thousand rupees, up to thirty thou sand rupees.  Twenty rupees

When such amount or value exceeds thirty thousand rupees. for every two thousand rupees, or part thereof, in excess of thirty thousand rupees, up to fifty thousand rupees. Twenty rupees

When such amount or value exceeds fifty thousand rupees, for every five thousand rupees, or part thereof, in excess of fifty thousand rupees;
 Twenty - five rupees

Provided that the maximum fee leviable on a plaint or memorandum of appeal shall be three thousand rupees.
2. Plaint 2* in a suit for possession under 3*[the Specific Relief Act, 18774,section 9].4* 5*

 A fee of one-half the amount prescribed in the foregoing scale.
4. Application for review of judgment, if presented on or after the ninetieth day from the date of the decree.
 The fee leviable on the plaint or memorandum of appeal.
5. Application for review of judgment, if presented before the ninetieth day from the date of the decree.
 
 One-half of the fee leviable on the plaint or memorandum of appeal.
6. Copy or translation of a judgment or order not being, or having the force of a decree.
When such judgment or order is passed by any Civil Court other than a High Court, or by the presiding officer of any Revenue Court or Office, or by any other Judicial or Executive Authority-

(a) If the amount or value of the subject-matter is fifty or less than fifty rupees. Four annas.

(b) If such amount or value exceeds fifty rupees. Eight annas.

When such judgment or order is passed by a High Court. One rupee.

When such decree or order is made by any Civil Court other than a High Court, or by any Revenue Court- 

7. Copy of a decree or order having the force of a decree.(a) If the amount or value of the subject-matter of the suit wherein such decree or order is made is fifty or less than fifty rupees.
Eight annas

(b) If such amount or value exceeds fifty rupees.One rupee.

When such decree or older is made by a High Court
Four rupees.
8.Copy of any document liable to stamp-duty under the Indian Stamp Act,1879 6* when left by any party to a suit or proceeding in place to a suit or proceeding in place of the original with drawn.(a) When the sump-duty chargeable on the original docs not exceed eight annas.

(b) In any other case.
The amount of the duty chargeable on the original.
9. Copy of any revenue or judicial proceeding or order not otherwise provided for by this Act, or copy of any account, statement, report or the like, taken out of any Civil or Criminal or Revenue Court or office, or from the office of any chief officer charged with the executive administration of a division. 7* For every three hundred and sixty words or fraction of three hundred and sixty words. 
Eight annas.
*8 11. Probate of a will or letters of administration with or without will annexed.
9*[When the amount or value of the property in respect of which the grant of probate or letters is made exceeds one thousand rupees, but docs not exceed ten thousand rupees.Two per centum on such amount or value.

When such amount or value exceeds ten thousand rupees, but does not exceed fifty thousand rupees.Two and one-half per centum on such amount or value.

When such amount or value exceeds fifty thousand rupees:
Three per centum on such amount or value

Provided that when, after the grant of a certificate under the Succession Certificate Act, 1889 or under the Regulation of the Bombay Code No. VIII of 1827, in respect of any properly included in an estate, a grant of probate or letters of administration is made in respect of the same estate. the fee payable in respect of the latter grant shall be reduced by the amount of the fee paid in respect of the former grant.
In any case

12. Certificate under the Succession Certificate Act, 1889.
Notes.-(1) The amount of a debt is its amount, including interest, on the day on which the inclusion of the debt in the certificate is applied for, so far as such amount can be ascertained.


(2) Whether or not any power with respect to a security specified in a certificate has been conferred under the Act, and, where such a power has been so conferred. whether the power is for the receiving of interest or dividends on, or for the negotiation or transfer of, the security, or for both purposes, the value of the security is its market-value on the day on which the inclusion of the security in the certificate is applied for, so far as Such value can be ascertained.
12A. Certificate under the Regulation of the Bombay Code No. VIII of 1827.
* 10 [(1) As regards debts and securities.
The same fee as would be payable in respect of a certificate under the Succession Certificate Act, 1889*11 or in respect of an extension of such a certificate, as the case maybe

(2) As regards other property in respect of which the certificate is granted- 

When the amount or value of such property exceeds one thousand rupees, but does not exceed ten thousand rupees.Two per centum on such amount or value.

When such amount or value exceeds ten thousand rupees, but does not exceed fifty thousand rupees.Two and one-half per centum on such amount or value.

When such amount or value exceeds fifty thousand rupees.    Three per centum on such amount or value

When the amount or value of the subject-matter in dispute does not exceed twenty-five rupees.
Two rupees.

When such amount or value exceeds twenty-five rupees
 The fee leviable on a memoranda of appeal.
13. Application to the 12*13*[High Court of Punjab] for the exercise of its jurisdiction under section 44 of the Punjab Courts. Act, 1918 of to the Court of the Financial Commissioner of Punjab for the exercise of its revisional jurisdiction under section 84 of the Punjab Tenancy Act.1887.14****15****

 
Table of Rates of ad valorem Fees Leviable on the institution of suits

When the amount or value of the subject-matter exceedsBut does not exceed
Proper fee
Rs.
Rs.
 Rs. 
  A. P.     
-
5
 0
 6
 0 
5
10
 0
 12
 0
1015
 1
 2
 0
1520
 1
 8
 0
20
25
 1
 14
 0
25
30 2 4 0
30
35
 2
 10
 0
35
40
 3
 0
 0
40
45
 3
 6
 0
45
50
 3
 12
 0
50
55
 4
 2
 0
55
60
 4
 8
 0
60
65
 4
 14
 0
65
70
 5
 4
 0
70
75
 5
 10
 0
75
80
 6
 0
 0
80
85
 6
 6
 0
85
90
 6
 12
 0
90
95
 7
 2
 0
95
100
 7
 8
 0
100
110
 8
 4
 0
110
120
 9
 0
 0
120
130
 9
 12
 0
130
140
 10
 8
 0
140
150
 11
 4
 0
150
160
 12
 0
 0
160
170
 12
 12
 0
170
180
 13
 4
 0
180
190
 14
 8
 0
190
200
 15
 0
 0
200
210
 15
 12
 0
210
220
 16
 8
 0
220
230
 17
 4
 0
230
240
 18
 0
 0
240
250
 18
 12
 0
250
260
 19
 8
 0
260
270
 20
 4
 0
270
280
 21
 0
 0
280
290
 21
 12
 0
290
300
 22
 8
 0
300
310
 23
 4
 0
310
320
 24
 0
 0
320
330
 24
 12
 0
330
340
 25
 8
 0
340
350
 26
 4
 0
350
360
 27
 0
 0
360
370
 27
 12
 0
370
380
 28
 8
 0
380
390
 29
 4
 0
390
400
 30
 0
 0
400
410
 30
 12
 0
410
420
 31
 8
 0
420
430
 32
 4
 0
430
440
 33
 0
 0
440
450
 33
 12
 0
450
460
 34
 8
 0
460
470
 35
 4
 0
470
480
 36
 0
 0
480
490
 36
 12
 0
490
500
 37
 8
 0
500
510
 38
 4
 0
510
520
 39
 0
 0
520
530
 39
 12
 0
530
540
 40
 8
 0
540
550
 41
 4
 0
550
560
 42
 0
 0
560
570
 42
 12
 0
570
580
 43
 8
 0
580
590
 44
 4
 0
590
600
 45
 0
 0
600
610
 45
 12
 0
610
620
 46
 8
 0
620
630
 47
 4
 0
630
640
 48
 0
 0
640
650
 48
 12
 0
650
660
 49
 8
 0
660
670
 50
 4
 0
670
680
 51
 0
 0
680
690
 51
 12
 0
690
700
 52
 8
 0
700
710
 53
 4
 0
710
720
 54
 0
 0
720
730
 54
 12
 0
730
740
 55
 8
 0
740
750
 56
 4
 0
750
760
 57
 0
 0
760
770
 57
 12
 0
770
780
 58
 8
 0
780
790
 59
 4
 0
790
800
 60
 0
 0
800
810
 60
 12
 0
810
820
 61
 8
 0
820
830
 62
 4
 0
830
840
 63
 0
 0
840
850
 63
 12
 0
850
860
 64
 8
 0
860
870
 65
 4
 0
870
880
 66
 0
 0
880
890
 66
 12
 0
890
900
 67
 8
 0
900
910
 68
 4
 0
910
920
 69
 0
 0
920
930
 69
 12
 0
930
940
 70
 8
 0
940
950
 71
 4
 0
950
960
 72
 0
 0
960
970
 72
 12
 0
970
980
 73
 8
 0
980
990
 74
 4
 0
990
1,000
 75
 0
 0
1,000
1,100
 80
 0
 0
1,100
1,200
 85
 0
 0
1,200
1,300
 90
 0
 0
1,300
1,400
 95
 0
 0
1,400
1,500
 100
 0
 0
1,500
1,600
 105
 0
 0
1,600
1,700
 110
 0
 0
1,700
1,800
 115
 0
 0
1,800
1,900
 120
 0
 0
1,900
2,000
 125
 0
 0
2,000
2,100
 130
 0
 0
2,100
2,200
 135
 0
 0
2,200
2,300
 140
 0
 0
2,300
2,400
 145
 0
 0
2,400
2,500
 150
 0
 0
2,500
2,600
 155
 0
 0
2,600
2,700
 160
 0
 0
2,700
2,800
 165
 0
 0
2,800
2,900
 170
 0
 0
2,900
3,000
 175
 0
 0
3,000
3,100
 180
 0
 0
3,100
3,200
 185
 0
 0
3,200
3,300
 190
 0
 0
3,300
3,400
 195
 0
 0
3,400
3,500
 200
 0
 0
3,500
3,600
 205
 0
 0
3,600
3,700
 210
 0
 0
3,700
3,800
 215
 0
 0
3,800
3,900
 220
 0
 0
3,900
4,000
 225
 0
 0
4,000
4,100
 230
 0
 0
4,100
4,200
 235
 0
 0
4,200
4,300
 240
 0
 0
4,300
4,400
 245
 0
 0
4,400
4,500
 250
 0
 0
4,500
4,600
 255
 0
 0
4,600
4,700
 260
 0
 0
4,700
4,800
 265
 0
 0
4,800
4,900
 270
 0
 0
4,900
5,000
 275
 0
 0
5,000
5,250
 285
 0
 0
5,250
5,500
 295
 0
 0
5,500
5,750
 305
 0
 0
5,750
6,000
 315
 0
 0
6,000
6,250
 325
 0
 0
6,250
6,500
 335
 0
 0
6,500
6,750
 345
 0
 0
6,750
7,000
 355
 0
 0
7,000
7,250
 365
 0
 0
7,250
7,500
 375
 0
 0
7,500
7,750
 385
 0
 0
7,750
8,000
 395
 0
 0
8,000
8,250
 405
 0
 0
8,250
8,500
 415
 0
 0
8,500
8,750
 425
 0
 0
8,750
9,000
 435
 0
 0
9,000
9,250
 445
 0
 0
9,250
9,500
 455
 0
 0
9,500
9,750
 465
 0
 0
9,750
10,000
 475
 0
 0
10,000
10,500
 490
 0
 0
10,500
11,000
 505
 0
 0
11,000
11,500
 505
 0
 0
11,500
12,000
 520
 0
 0
12,000
12,500
 535
 0
 0
12,500
13,000
 550
 0
 0
13,000
13,500
 565
 0
 0
13,500
14,000 
 580
 0
 0
14,000
14,500
 595
 0
 0
14,500
15,000
 610
 0
 0
15,000
15,500
 625
 0
 0
15,500
16,000
 640
 0
 0
16,000
16,500
 655
 0
 0
16,500
17,000
 670
 0
 0
17,000
17,500
 685
 0
 0
17,500
18,000
 700
 0
 0
18,000
18,500
 715
 0
 0
18,500
19,000
 730
 0
 0
19,000
19,500
 745
 0
 0
19,500
20,000
 760
 0
 0
20,000
21,000
 775
 0
 0
21,000
22,000
 795
 0
 0
22,000
23,000
 815
 0
 0
23,000
24,000
 855
 0
 0
24,000
25,000
 875
 0
 0
25,000
26,000
 895
 0
 0
26,000
27,000
 915
 0
 0
27,000
28,000
 935
 0
 0
28,000
29,000
 955
 0
 0
29,000
30,000
 975
 0
 0
30,000
32,000
 995
 0
 0
34,000
36,000
 1,035
 0
 0
36,000
38,000
 1,055
 0
 0
38,000
40,000
 1,075
 0
 0
40,000
42,000
 1,095
 0
 0
42,000
44,000
 1,115
 0
 0
44,000
46,000
 1,135
 0
 0
46,000
48,000
 1,155
 0
 0
48,000
50,000
 1,175
 0
 0
50,000
55,000
 1,200
 0
 0
55,000
60,000
 1,225
 0
 0
60,000
65,000
 1,250
 0
 0
65,000
70,000
 1,275
 0
 0
70,000
75,000
 1,300
 0
 0
75,000
80,000
 1,325
 0
 0
80,000
85,000
 1,350
 0
 0
85,000
90,000
 1,375
 0
 0
90,000
95,000
 1,400
 0
 0
95,000
1,00,000
 1,425
 0
 0
1,00,000
1,05,000
 1,450
 0
 0
1,05,000
1,10,000
 1,475 0
 0
1,10,000
1,15,000
 1,500 0
 0
1,15,000
1,20,000
 1,525 0
 0
1,20,000
1,25,000
 1,550 0
 0
1,25,000
1,30,000
 1,575 0
 0
1,30,000
1,35,000
 1,600 0
 0
1,35,000
1,40,000
 1,620 0
 0
1,40,000
1,45,000
 1,650 0
 0
1,45,000
1,50,000
 1,675 0
 0
1,50,000
1,55,000
 1,700 0
 0
1,55,000
1,60,000
 1,725 0
 0
1,60,000
1,65,000
 1,750 0
 0
1,65,000
1,70,000
 1,775 0
 0
1,70,000
1,75,000
 1,800 0
 0
1,75,000
1,80,000
 1,825 0
 0
1,80,000
1,85,000
 1,850 0
 0
1,85,000
1,90,000
 1,875 0
 0
1,90,000
1,95,000
 1,900 0
 0
1,95,000
2,00,000
 1,925 0
 0
2,00,000
2,05,000
 1,950
 0
 0
2,05,000
2,10,000
 1,975
 0
 0
2,10,000
2,15,000
 2,000
 0
 0
2,15,000
2,20,000
 2,025
 0
 0
2,20,000
2,25,000
 2,050
 0
 0
2,25,000
2,30,000
 2,075
 0
 0
2,30,000
2,35,000
 2,100
 0
 0
2,35,000
2,40,000
 2,125
 0
 0
2,40,000
2,45,000
 2,150
 0
 0
2,45,000
2,50,000
 2,175
 0
 0
2,50,000
2,55,000
 2,200
 0
 0
2,55,000
2,60,000
 2,225
 0
 0
2,60,000
2,65,000
 2,250
 0
 0
2,65,000
2,70,000
 2,275
 0
 0
2,70,000
2,75,000
 2,300
 0
 0
2,75,000
2,80,000
 2,325
 0
 0
2,80,000
2,85,000
 2,350
 0
 0
2,85,000
2,90,000
 2,375
 0
 0
2,90,000
2,95,000
 2,400
 0
 0
2,95,000
3,00,000
 2,425
 0
 0
3,00,000
3,05,000
 2,450
 0
 0
3,05,000
3,10,000
 2,475
 0
 0
3,10,000
3,15,000
 2,500
 0
 0
3,15,000
3,20,000
 2,525
 0
 0
3,20,000
3,25,000
 2,550
 0
 0
3,25,000
3,30,000
 2,575
 0
 0
3,30,000
3,35,000
 2,600
 0
 0
3,35,000
3,40,000
 2,650
 0
 0
3,40,000
3,45,000
 2,675
 0
 0
3,45,000
3,50,000
 2,700
 0
 0
3,50,000
3,55,000
 2,725
 0
 0
3,55,000
3,60,000
 2,750
 0
 0
3,60,000
3,65,000
 2,775
 0
 0
3,65,000
3,70,000
 2,800
 0
 0
3,70,000
3,75,000
 2,825
 0
 0
3,75,000
3,80,000
 2,850
 0
 0
3,80,000
3,85,000
 2,875
 0
 0
3,85,000
3,90,000
 2,900
 0
 0
3,90,000
3,95,000
 2,925
 0
 0
3,95,000
4,00,000
 2,950
 0
 0
4,00,000
4,05,000
 2,975
 0
 0
4,05,000
4,10,000
 3,000
 0
 0
4,10,000






SECOND SCHEDULE

FIXED FEES
Number       

  Number

 Proper fee
Application or petition.(a) When presented to any officer of the Customs or Excise Department or to any Magistrate by any person having dealings with the Government, and when the subject-matter of such application relates exclusively to those dealings; 
  One anna

or when presented to any officer of land revenue by any person holding temporarily settled land under direct engagement with Government, and when the subject-matter of the application or petition relates exclusively to such engagement;


or when presented to any Municipal Commissioner under any Act for the time being in force for the conservancy or improvement of any place, if the application or petition relates solely lo such conservancy or improvement;

or when presented to any Civil Court other than a principal Civil Court of original jurisdiction16*

or to any Court of Small Causes constituted under17* Act No.28* of 1863 or under18* Act No. 16 of 1868, section 20 or to a Collector or other officer of revenue in relation to any suit or case in which the amount or value of the subject-matter is less than fifty rupees;

or when presented lo any Civil, Criminal or Revenue Court, or to any board or executive officer for the purpose of obtaining a copy or translation of any judgment, decree or order passed by such Court, Board or Officer, or of any other document on record in such Court or Office.


(b) When containing a complaint or charge of any offence other than an offence for which police officers may, under the Criminal Procedure Code19* arrest without warrant and presented to any Criminal Court;    Eight annas

or when presented to Civil, Criminal or Revenue Court, or to a Collector, or any revenue officer having jurisdiction equal or subordinate to a Collector, or to my Magistrate in his executive capacity, and not otherwise provided for by this Act;

or to deposit in Court revenue or rent;

or for determination by a Court of the amount of compensation to be paid by a landlord to his tenant.

(c) When presented to a Chief Commissioner or other Chief Controlling Revenue or Executive Authority, or to a Commissioner of Revenue or Circuit, or to any chief officer charged with the executive administration of a division and not otherwise provided for by Act. 
One rupee.

(d) When presented to a High Court.Two rupees
20*[1A. Application to any Civil Court that records may be called for from another Court.

When the Court grants the application and is of opinion that the transmission of such records involves the use of the post.
Twelve  annas  in  addition to  any  fee  levied  on  the  application under clause (a), clause (b)  or clause  (d)  of  Article  1  of this Schedule.]
2. Application for leave to sue as a pauper.**
 


3. Application for leave to appeal as a pauper

(a) When present to a District Court.

(b) When presented to a Commissioner or a High Court.


4. Plaint or memorandum of appeal in a suit to obtain possession under 21* Act No. 16 of 1838,or 22*[the 23* Mamlatdars Courts Act, 1876].



5. Plaint or memorandum of appeal in a suit to establish or disprove a right of occupancy.  



6. 24* [Bail-bond or other instrument of obligation given in pursuance of an order made by a Court of Magistrate under any section of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898, or the Code of a Civil Procedure , 1908, and not otherwise provided for by this Act.]



7. Undertaking under section 49 of the Indian Divorce Act 1869.

25* * *



10. Mukhatarnama or Wakalatnama.
When presented for the conduct of any one case-

(a) To any Civil or Criminal Court other than a High Court, or to any Revenue Court, or to any Collector or Magistrate, or other executive officer except such as are mentioned in clauses (b) and (c) of this number;
 Eight  annas


(b) To a Commissioner of Revenue, Circuit or Customs, or to any officer charged with the executive administration of a Division, not being the Chief Revenue or Executive Authority;

One rupee.


(c) To a High Court, chief Commissioner, Board or Revenue, of other Chef Controlling Revenue or Executive Authority.

Two rupees.

11. Memorandum of appeal when the appeal is not26* from a decree or in order having the force of a decree, and is presented-

(a) To any civil Court other than a High court, or to any revenue Court or Executive Officer other than the High Court or Chief Controlling Revenue or Executive Authority;

Eight rupees.


(b) To a High Court or Chief Commissioner, or other Chief Controlling Executive or Revenue Authority.

Two rupees.
12. Caveat.
Five rupees.
13. Application under27* Act No. 10 of 1859. section 26,29* or Bengal Act No. 6of 1862, section 9, or 14 Bengal Act No. 8 of 1869, section 37.



14. Petition in a suit under the Native Converts' Marriage Dissolution Act, 1866.

30 * * * 31 * * *


17. Plaint or memorandum of appeal in each of the following suits:- 

(i) To alter or set aside a summary decision or order of any of the Civil Courts not established by Letters Patent or of any Revenue Court;


(ii) To alter or cancel any entry in a register of the names of proprietors of revenue paying estates;



(iii) To obtain a declaratory decree where no prayed;

Ten rupees.

(iv) To set aside an award;



(v) To set aside an adoption; 



(iv) Every other suit where it is not possible to estimate at a money-value the subject matter in dispute, and which is not otherwise provided for by this Act.



18. Application under section 326 of the Code of Civil Procedure32*


33*[19. Agreement in writing stating a question for the opinion of the Court under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908.]


Ten rupees.

20. Every petition under the Indian Divorce Act, 1869, except Petitions under section 44 of the same Act, and every memorandum of appeal under section 55 of the same Act.



21. Plaint or memorandum of appeal under the 14 Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1865. 


Twenty rupees.

34*[SCHEDULE III

(See SECTION 91)

FORM OF VALUATION (TO BE USED WITH SUCH MODIFICATIONS, IF ANY, AS MAY BE NECESSARY)

In the Court of Re Probate of the Will of Property and credits of ______________ (or administration of the,) deceased. 
I, ________________solemnly affirm
                                 make oath
and say that I am the executor (or one of the executors or one of the next-of-kin) of ____________________, deceased, and that I have truly set forth in Annexure A to this affidavit all the property and credits of which the above named deceased died possessed or was entitled to at the time of his death, and which have come, or are likely to come, to my hands.

2. I further say that I have also truly set forth in Annexure B all the items I am by law allowed to deduct.

3. I further say that the said assets, exclusive only of such last-mentioned items, but inclusive of all rents, interest, dividends and increased values since the date of the death of the said deceased, are under the value of

ANNEXURE A

VALUATION OF THE MOVABLE AND IMMOVABLE PROPERTY OF DECEASED

Cash in the house and at the banks, household goods, wearing apparel, books, plate, jewels, etc.
(State estimated value according to best of Executor's or Administrator's belief.)
Property in Government securities transferable at the Public Debt Office.
(State description and value at the price of the day; also the interest separately, calculating it to the time of making the application.)
Immovable property, consisting of (Stale description, giving, in the case of house, the assessed value, if any, and the number of years' assessment the market value is esti-mated at, and in the case of land, the area, the market-value and all rents that have accrued.)
Leasehold property ............................................
(if the deceased held any leases for year determinable, state the number of years' purchase the profit rents are estimated to be worth and the value of such, inserting separately arrears due to the date of death and all rents received or due since that date to the time of making the application.)
Properly in public companies .....
(Stale the particulars and the value calculated at the price of the day ;also the interest separately, calculating it to the time making the application.) Policy of insurance upon life, money out on mortgage and other securities, such bonds, mortgage, bills, notes and other securities for money .....
(State the amount of the whole; also the interest sepa¬rately, calculating it to the time of making the application.) Book debts .....
(Other than bad.)
Stock in trade .....................................
(State the estimated value, if any.)
Other properly not comprised under the foregoing heads .......................................................
(State the estimated value, if any.) 
            
Total

Deduct amount shown in Annexure B not subject to duty
Net Total
             
ANNEXURE B

SCHEDULE OF DEBTS, ETC.

      Rs.    A.    P.

Amount of debts due and owing from the deceased, payable by law out of the estate ..........................
Amount of funeral expenses .........................
Amount of mortgage incumberances .................
Property held in trust not beneficially or with general power to confer a beneficial interest .............................
Other properly not subject to duty .....................               
Total                

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1. Inserted by Act 5 of 1908, Section 155 and Schedule IV.

2. The words "or memorandum of appeal" rep. by Act 20 of 1870, Section I.

3. Substituted by Act 12 of 1891, Section 2 and Schedule II, for "Act No. 14 of 1859 (to provided for the limitation ofsuits), section 15".

4. See now the Specific Relief Act, 1963 (47of 1963).

5. The words and figure "3. Petition under the Indian Registration Act, section fifty-three" omitted by Act 8 of 1871,Section 2 and Schedule I.

6. See now the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 (2 of1899).

7. Article 10 omitted by Act 8 of 1890, Section 2 and Schedule

8. Substituted by Act 7 1889, Section 13(i), for the original Article 11 abd 12.

9. Substituted by Act 7 of 1910, Section 2(i).

10. Substituted by Act 7 of 1910, Section 2(ii).

11. See now the Indian Succession Act, 1925(39 of 1925).

12. Originally Inserted by the Punjab Courts Act,1884 (18 of 1884), Section 71, as amended by the Punjab Court Act, 1899 (25 of1899), Section 6, Article 13 was rep. in the Punjab by Section 5 of the Punjab Courts (Amendment) Act, 1912 (Punjab Act 1 of 1912); but it has since been revived in this form by the Court-fees (Punjab Amendment) Act, 1992 (Punjab Act7 of 1922).

13. Substituted by the A.O. 1948, for "High Court of Judicature at Lahore".

14. Article 14 omitted by the A.O. 1937.

15. Article 15 rep. by Act 11 of 1923, s. 3 and Schedule II.

16. The words "or to any Cantonment Magistrate sitting as a court of Civil Judicature under Act No. 3 of 1859" rep. by Act 13 of 1889, Sections 2 and Schedule

17. See now the Provincial Small Cause Courts Act, 1887 (9 of 1887).

18. See now the Bengal, Agra and Assam Civil Courts Act, 1887 (12 of 1887), section 25.

19. See now the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974).

20. Inserted by Act 14 of 1911, Section 2.

21. The Bombay Courts of Adalat Act, 1838.

22. Substituted by Act 12 of 1891, Section 2 and Schedule II, for "Bombay Act No, 5 of 1864 (to give Mamlatdars' Courts jurisdiction in certain cases to maintain existing possession or to restore possession to any party dispossessed otherwise than by course of low).

23. See now the Mamlatdars' Courts Act 1906 (Bom. Act 2 of 1906).

24. Substituted by Act 17 of 1914, Section 2 and Schedule I, for certain words.

25. Article 8 and 9 omitted by Act 12 of 1891, Section 2 and Schedule I.

26. The words "from an order rejecting a plaint or" omitted by Act 5 of 1908, Section 155 and Schedule IV.

27. Act 10 of 1859 rep. by the Bengal Tenancy Act, 1885 (8 of 1885) in those portions of the Lower Provinces to which that Act extends; in the Chota Nagpur Division (except Manbhum and the Tributary Mahals) by the Chota Nagpur Landlord and Tenant Procedure Act, 1879 (Ben. 1 of 1879), now rep. by the Chota Nagpur Tenancy Act, 1908 (Ben. 6 of 1908); in the Province of Agra by Act 18 of 1873; and in the C.P. by the C.P. Tenancy Act, 1883 (9 of 1883).

28. Bengal Act 6 of 1862 rep. by the Bengal Tenancy Act, 1885 (8 of 1885) so far so it affected those portions of the Lower Provinces to which that Act extends; and in the Chota Nagpur Division (except Manbhum and the Tributary Mahals) by the chota Nagpur Landlord 5 and Tenant Procedure Act, (Ben. 1 of 1879) rep. by the Chota Nagpur Tenancy Act, 1908 (Ben. Of 1908).

29. Bengal Act 8 of 1869, rep. by the Bengal Tenancy Act, 1885 (8 of 1885).

30. Article 15 omitted by Act 5 of 1908, Section 156 and Schedule V.

31. Article 16 omitted by Act of 1889, Section 18(1).

32. See now the Arbitration Act, 1940 (10 of 1940)

33. Substituted by Act 5 of 1908, Section 155 and Schedule IV, for the original entry.

34. Inserted by Act 11 of 1889, Section 3. The original Schedule III rep. by Act 14 of 1870, Section 1 and Schedule, Part II.

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