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The Specific Relief Act,1963

The Specific Relief Act,1963






1 Short title, extent and commencement
2 Definitions
3 Savings
4 Specific relief to be granted only for enforcing individual civil rights and not for enforcing penal laws
5 Recovery of specific immovable property
6 Suit by person dispossessed of immovable property
7 Recovery of specific movable property
8 Liability of person in possession, not as owner, to deliver to persons entitled to immediate possession
9 Defences respecting suits for relief based on contract
10 Cases in which specific performance of contract enforceable
11 Cases in which specific performance of contracts connected with trusts enforceable
12 Specific performance of part of contract
13 Rights of purchaser or lessee against person with no title or imperfect title
14 Contracts not specifically enforceable
15 Who may obtain specific performance
16 Personal bars to relief
17 Contract to sell or let property by one who has not title, not specifically enforceable
18 Non-enforcement except with variation
19 Relief against parties and persons claiming under them by subsequent title
20 Discretion as to decreeing specific performance
21 Power to award compensation in certain cases
22 Power to grant relief for possession, partition, refund of earnest money, etc
23 Liquidation of damages not a bar to specific performance
24 Bar of suit for compensation for breach after dismissal of suit for specific performance
25 Application of preceding sections to certain awards and testamentary directions to execute settlements
26 When instrument may be rectified
27 Where rescission may be adjudged or refused
28 Rescission in certain circumstances of contracts for the sale or lease of immovable property, the specific performance of which has been decreed
29 Alternative prayer for rescission in suit for specific performance
30 Court may require parties rescinding to do equity
31 When cancellation may be ordered
32 What instruments may be partially cancelled
33 Power to require benefit to be restored or compensation to be made when instrument is cancelled or is successfully resisted as being void or voidable
34 Discretion of court as to declaration of status or ri ght
35 Effect of declaration
36 Preventive relief how granted
37 Temporary and perpetual injunctions
38 Perpetual injunction when granted
39 Mandatory injunctions
40 Damages in lieu of, or in addition to, injunction
41 Injunction when refused
42 Injunction to perform negative agreement
43 Amendment of Act 10 of 1940
44 Repeal


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