Law of Civil Procedure (General)

Law of Civil Procedure (General)

Introduction to CPC as a Procedural Law, History, Object and Features of the Law on Civil Procedure, Scope and Application of the Code, Organization of Civil Courts in Bangladesh and Their Jurisdiction, Suits of Civil Nature and Their Proceedings, General Definitions: Decree, Decree-holder, Judgment, Judgment-debtor, Legal Representative, Mense Profit, Order, Public Officer;

Res sub-judice and Res judicata, Foreign Judgement, Place of Suing, Institution of Suits and Different Stages and Proceedings, Time and Place to file a Case, Parties to the Suits, Service of Summons, Joinder, Mis-joinder and Non-joinder of Parties and Causes of Action, Pleadings Generally, Plaint, Written Statement and Set-off, Amendment of Pleadings, Appearance of Parties and Consequences of Non appearance, Framing of Issues, Examination of Parties by the Court, Discovery, Inspection and Interrogatories, Admissions, Production, Impounding and Return of  Documents, Hearing of the Suit, Provisions relating to Adjournment and Examination of Witnesses, Transfer of Cases, Disposal of Suit at the First Hearing, Summoning and Attendance of Witnesses, Hearing of Suit and  Examination of Witnesses,  Death, Marriage and Insolvency of the Parties, Arrest before Judgment, Attachment before Judgment, Temporary Injunction, Interim or Interlocutory Orders, Appointment of Receiver;   Withdrawal and Adjustment of Suits, Affidavits, Judgment and Decree; Amendment of Judgement, Decree and Orders;

Relevant Laws:

1. The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908

2. The Civil Courts Act, 1887

3. The Civil Rules and Order,

4. The Civil Suits Instructions Manual

5. The Suits Valuation Act, 1887

6. The Court Fees Act, 1870

Book recommended:

1. Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, (Govt. publication)

2. Code of Civil Procedure by D.F. Mullah

3. Civil Procedure Code by Shawkat Mahmood

4. Code of Civil Procedure (Ist Edition) by DLR Publication

5. Civil Procedure by Takwani

6. Civil Procedure by Mahmudur Rahman

7. Civil Court Practice and Procedure by Mridulkanti Rakshit

8. Manual of Practical Instructions for the Conduct of Civil Suit by Siddiqur Rahman


11. Civil Suits Instructions by The Government of Bangladesh

12. Civil Rules and Orders by The Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

13. Commentary on Civil Rules and Orders by Siddiqur Rahman Miah

14. CPC in Practice by Lokman Hossain

15. Code of Civil Procedure (Ist Edition) 2008 by DLR Publication

16. Court Fees Act, and Suit Valuation Act (4th Edition) 2007 by DLR Publication

17. Civil Reference (1995-1998) by DLR Publication

18. Res-judicata by DLR Publication

19. Ex parte Proceedings (1st Edition) by DLR Publication

20. DLR’s 36 Years Civil Digest (Part II & III) by DLR Publication

21. Law on Injunction by DLR Publication

22. Civil Litigation in Bangladesh by Dr. Rafiqul Islam Mehedi

23. Comparative Civil Procedure: A Guide to Primary and Secondary Sources

By Radu D. Popa & Mirela Roznovschi

(Also Additional Books, Journal Articles, Contemporary cases, materials form Websites will be discussed by the Course Teacher Concerned)