The Presidency Small Cause Courts Act,1882
Section 43. Order for possession
1[Order for possession. If the occupant does not appear at the time appointed and show cause to the contrary, the applicant shall, if the Small Cause Court is satisfied that he is entitled to apply under section 41, be entitled to an order addressed to a bailiff of the Court directing him to give possession of the property to the applicant on such day as the Court thinks fit to name in such order.
Explanation. If the occupant proves that the tenancy was created or permission granted by virtue of a title which determined previous to the date of the application, he shall be deemed to have shown cause within the meaning of this section].
1. S.43 has been virtually amended and supplemented in the City of Madras by Mad.Act 3 of 1922.