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Section 10 – The Transfer of Evacuee Deposits Act,1954

The Transfer of Evacuee Deposits Act,1954

Section 10. Powers of Custodian

The custodian shall have all the powers vested in a civil court under the Code of Civil Procedure,1908 (Act V of 1908), when trying a suit, in respect of the following matters, namely:-

(a) Discovery and inspection;

(b) Enforcing the attendance or witnesses and requiring the deposit of their expenses;

(c) Compelling the production of documents;

(d) Examining witnesses on oath;

(e) Reception of evidence of on affidavits;

(f) Issuing commissions for the examination of witnesses;

And may summon and examine suo motu any person whose evidence appears to him to be material; and shall be deemed to be a civil court within the meaning of section 480 and section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure; 1898 (Act V of 1898).


For the purpose of enforcing the attendance of witnesses, the local limits of the jurisdiction of the custodian shall be the local limits for which he is appointed.

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