Enjoy SmartLeges Premium!

Subscribe to SmartLeges Premium and enjoy the following advantages:

  • Consult as many laws as you need with no additional charge
  • Consult almost any law in several countries with the new advanced search engine. All legislation within reach!
  • Enjoy all SmartLeges functions without restrictions
See the plans

An essential and free application for professionals and students in the legal sector

Read more
 

Sign up for free!

Would you like to consult this and other laws complete?

Sign up for free to consult all the laws of SmartLeges in your mobile phone or tablet, as well as underline text, add notes...

Sign up for free!

Share this law Other laws of India
Email Facebook Twitter Google Linkedin Tumblr

PUBLIC SUITS VALIDATION ACT

Ministry of Law and Justice

Act nº 11 of 1932


  • Act nº 11 of 1932

Preamble

THE PUBLIC SUITS VALIDATION ACT, 1932

[Act, No.11 of 1932]

[AS ON 1956]

[8th April, 1932.]

PREAMBLE

An Act to validate certain suits relaing to public matters.

WHEREAS it is expedient to validate certain suits relating to public matters which may be or have been held to be invalid by reason of the previous sanction of the Local Government in respect thereof not having been obtained as required by section 93 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, 5 of 1908.; It is hereby enacted as follows:-

Section 1. Short title and extent

(1) This Act may be called the Public Suits Validation Act, 1932.

(2) It extends to all parts of [Subs by the A.O.1950 for "the Provinces".]1[India except the territories which, immediately before 1stNovember, 1956, were comprised in Part BStates] to which sections 91, 92 and 93 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, 5 of 1908.extend.

1. Substituted for "Part A States and Part C States" by 3.A.L.O. 1956, w.e.f. 01-11-1956.


Section 2. Validation of certain pending public suits

Where a suit relating to any of the public matters specified in sections 91 and 92 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, 5 of 1908.is pending at the commencement of this Act, the institution of such suit shall not be deemed to be invalid on the ground that the previous sanction of the State Government in respect of such suit has not been obtained as required by section 93 of that Code.

Explanation.-For the purposes of this section a suit pending at the commencement of this Act includes a suit in respect of which an appeal lies or is pending at the commencement of this Act.

Section 3. Restoration of certain dismissed public suits

Where any suit relating to any such public matter has, after the 30th day of November, 1931, 5 of 1908.and before the commencement of this Act, been dismissed by a Court of first instance solely on the ground that the sanction of the State Government in respect of such suit has not been obtained as required by section 93 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, the Court shall, on application made within six months from the commencement of this Act, make an order setting aside its decree and shall proceed with the suit.

Section 4. Retrial of certain appeals relating to public suits, 5 of 1908

Where, in any appeal arising from a suit relating to any such public matter, a decree has been passed after the 30th day of November, 1931, and before the commencement of this Act, dismissing the appeal or dismissing the suit from which the appeal arose, solely on the ground that the previous sanction of the State Government in respect of the suit had not been obtained as required by section 93 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, the Appellate Court shall, on application made within six months from the commencement of this Act, make an order setting aside its decree and shall proceed with the appeal.