The Calcutta High Court (Jurisdictional Limits) Act, 1919
(Modified as on 3rd December, 2018)
Act No. 15 of 1919
[17th September, 1919.]
An Act to declare and prescribe the limits of the ordinary original civil jurisdiction of the High Court of Judicature at Fort William in Bengal.
WHEREAS Clause II of the Letters Patent for the High Court of Judicature at Fort William in Bengal, dated the 28th December, 1865, provides that the said High Court shall have and exercise ordinary original civil jurisdiction within such local limits as may from time to time be declared and prescribed by any law made by competent legislative authority for India; AND WHEREAS it is expedient so to declare and prescribe the local limits of the ordinary original civil jurisdiction of the said High Court;
It is hereby enacted as follows:-