The Provincial Small Cause Courts Act,1887
ACT NO.9 OF 18871
[AS ON 1956]
An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to Courts of Small Causes established beyond the Presidency-towns.
WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to Courts of Small Causes established beyond the local limits for the time being of the ordinary original civil jurisdiction of the High Courts of Judicature at Fort William in Bengal and at Madras and Bombay;
It is hereby enacted as follows:
1. For power to confer upon a Subordinate Judge or Munsif in Bengal, the Province of Agra and Assam, the jurisdiction of a Court of Small Causes under this Act, see the Bengal, Agra and Assam Civil Courts Act,1887 (12 of 1887), s.25.
Ss.15, 32, 37, 38, 39 and 40 of the Bengal, Agra and Assam Civil Courts Act,1887 (12 of 1887) apply to Courts of Small Causes constituted under this Act, see Act 12 of 1887, s.40.
The powers of a Court of Small Causes under this Act have been conferred upon the Courts of Sub-divisional Officers of the Khondmals and Angul Districts by section 13 of Regulations 4 and 5 of 1936, respectively.