Powers Of Provincial Government To Make Rules For Determination Of Value Of Land For Jurisdictional Purpose

(1) Introduction

Suits Valuation Act has provided provisions for determination of suit valuation for purpose of court fee and for purpose of jurisdiction of court. It is necessary that suit valuation should be determined according to these provisions. Among these provisions, some provisions are about powers of provincial government to make rule for determination of value of land for jurisdictional purpose. And these provisions are present in Section No, 3 of this Act.

(2) Powers Of Provincial Government To Make Rules For Determination Of Value Of Land For  Jurisdictional Purpose

Following points are important for explanation of these powers:

(i) Power of provincial government

(ii) Determination of value

 

(i) Power Of Provincial Government

Provincial Government can make rules to determine value of land for purposes of jurisdiction in those suits, which have been mentioned in paragraphs (v) and (vi), and clause (d) of paragraph (x) of Section No. 7 of Court-fees Act.

(ii) Determination Of Value

These rules can determine value of any class of land or of any interest in land in the whole or any part of a local area and can prescribe different values for different places within the same local area.

 (3) Conclusion

To conclude, it can be stated that it is duty of court to discover suit valuation in order to find out whether it has jurisdiction over disputed matter or not. However, suit valuation for purpose of court fee should be determine first, and suit valuation for purpose of jurisdiction should be determined after. determination of suit valuation for purpose of court fee.

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