Suits By Or Against Government Or Public Officers In Their Official Capacity




Aditi Saumya, Symbiosis Law School, Pune


ABSTRACT


The special status given to the government and public officers in their official capacity in the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, which is comprised within sections 79 to 82 and Order XXVII of the Code, has been discussed at length in this article. This article also discusses the reason behind giving special status to suits of such nature. Special emphasis has been laid on section 80 of the Code and the essentials of a notice, meaning of the official capacity of a public officer has been discussed under it. Lastly, the article attempts to put forward some recommendations to close the gaps which exist in the practical scenario.

Key words: Government, Public Officer, Notice, Official Capacity

Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

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