Gram Nyayalayas Act, 2008
13. Civil jurisdiction. –
1. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 or any other law for the time being in force, and subject to sub-section (2), the Gram Nyayalaya shall have jurisdiction to-
a. try all suits or proceedings of a civil nature falling under the classes of disputes specified in Part I of the Second Schedule;
b. try all classes of claims and disputes which may be notified by the Central Government under sub-section (1) of section 14 and by the State Government under sub-section (3) of the said section.
2. The pecuniary limits of the Gram Nyayalaya shall be such as may be specified by the High Court, in consultation with the State Government, by notification, from time to time.