A Revised Edition of the Legislative Enactments of Ceylon; 1707 to [1907].

A Revised Edition of the Legislative Enactments of Ceylon; 1707 to [1907].

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...Procedure Code. the plaint need only state approximately the value of the chattel, right, status, or privilege, or the amount sued for. 4-1 When the claim made in the action is for some specific portion of land, or for some share or interest in a specific portion of land, then the portion of land must be described in the plaint so far as possible by reference to physical metes and bounds, or by reference to a suflicient sketch, map, or plan to be appended to the plaint, and not by name only. 4-2 When the plaintiff sues in a representative character, the plaint should show, not only that he has an actual existing interest in the subject-matter, but that he has taken the steps necessary to enable him to institute an action concerning it. Illustrations. (a) A sues as B's executor. The plaint must state that A has proved B's will. (b) A sues as C's administrator. The plaint must state that A has taken out administration to C's estate. 4-3 The plaint must show that the defendant is or claims to be interested in the subject-matter, and that he is liable to be called upon to answer the plaintiffs demand. 44-If the cause of action arose beyond the'period ordinarily allowed by any law for instituting the action, the plaint must show the ground upon which exemption from such law is claimed. 4-5 Every plaint shall contain a statement of facts setting out the jurisdiction of the court to try and determine the claim in respect of which the action is brought. 46 Every plaint presented by a proctor on behalf of a plaintiff shall be subscribed by such proctor. In every other case in which a plaint is presented, it shall be subscribed by the plaintiff; and his signature shall be verified by the signature of some oflicer authorized...show more

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  • Paperback | 456 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 807g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236911393
  • 9781236911391