The Bengal, Agra and Assam Civil Courts Act, 1887
Act No. 12 of 1887
[11th March, 1887.]
An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to Civil Courts in Bengal, the North-Western Provinces and Assam.
WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to Civil Courts in Bengal, the North-Western Provinces and Assam; It is hereby enacted as follows:
1. This Act has been declared by notification under the Scheduled Districts Act, 1874 (14 of 1874), s. 3, to be in force in the following Scheduled Districts, namely:--the districts of Hazaribagh, Ranchi, Palamau and Manbhum, and Parganas Dhalbhum, the Chaibbassa Municipality, and the Porahat Estate in the district of Singhbhum in the Chota Nagpur Division. It has also been declared in force in the Angul District by the Angul Laws Regulation, 1936 (5 of 1936), s. 3 and Sch.
It is in force in the Sonthal Parganas for certain purposes: See the Sonthal Parganas Justice Regulation, 1893 (5 of 1893).
It has been extended to the Sambalpur district by the Sambalpur Civil Courts Act, 1906 (Ben. 4 of 1906); to the areas transferred to the Province of Orissa from the Madras Presidency and the Central Provinces by the Orissa Laws Regulation, 1936 (1 of 1936), s. 4; and to the District of Koraput and certain areas of the Ganjam Agency, by the Koraput and Ganjam Agency Repealing and Extension of Laws Regulation, 1951 (Orissa Regu. 5 of 1951).
It has been amended in its application to West Bengal, by Ben. Act 19 of 1935, West Ben. Acts 59 of 1950, 16 of 1957, 26 of 1969, 55 and 58 of 1978;
Bihar and Orissa, by B. & O Act 4 of 1922;
Agra, by U.P. Acts 5 of 1925 and 4 of 1936;
Assam, by Assam Acts 6 of 1935, 17 of 1974 and 1 of 1979;
Bihar, by Bihar Act 12 of 1960 and Uttar Pradesh by U.P. Acts 14 of 1970 and 57 of 1976.