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THE PRESIDENCY SMALL CAUSE COURTS ACT, 1882

Title : THE PRESIDENCY SMALL CAUSE COURTS ACT, 1882

Year : 1882

[Act, No.15 of 1882]
[17th March, 1882]

PREAMBLE

An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the Courts of Small Causes established in the Presidency-towns.

WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to the Courts of Small Causes established in the towns of Calcutta, Madras and Bombay; It is hereby enacted as follows:-



This Act may be called the Presidency Small Cause Courts Act, 1882; and it shall come into force on the first day of July, 1882.
But nothing herein contained shall affect the provisions of the Army Act (44 & 45 Vict., c.58), {The figures "1881" were repealed by Act 12 of 1891, s.2, and Schedule I} section 151 {Coll.Stat., Vol.I}, or the rights or liabilities of any person under any decree passed before that day.



[Repeal of enactments.] Repealed by the Repealing Act, 1938 (1 of 1938), section 2 and Schedule.



[Amendments of Acts.] Repealed by the Repealing Act, 1938 (1 of 1938), section 2 and Schedule.



In this Act, "the Small Cause Court" means the Court of Small Causes constituted under this Act in the town of Calcutta, Madras or Bombay, as the case may be, {Inserted by Act 3 of 1899, section 2}[and the expression "Registrar" includes a Deputy Registrar].

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