Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
ISSUE ANN SERVICE OF SUMMONS
Issue of Summons
2.Copy or statement annexed to summons.
3.Court may order defendant or plaintiff to appear in person.
4.No party to be ordered to appear in person unless resident within certain limits.
5.Summons to be either to settle issues or for final disposal.
6.Fixing day for appearance of defendant.
7.Summons to order defendant to produce documents relied on by him.
8.On issue of summons for final disposal, defendant to be directed to produce his witnesses.
Service of Summons
9.Delivery or transmission of summons for service.
10.Mode of service.
11.Service on several defendants.
12.Service to be on defendant in person when practicable, or on his agent.
13.Service on agent by whom defendant carries on business.
14.Service on agent in charge in suits for immovable property.
15.Where service may be on male member of defendant's family.
16.Person served to sign acknowledgment.
17.Procedure when defendant refuses to accept service, or cannot be found.
18.Endorsement of time and manner of service.
19.Examination of serving office.
20.Substituted service. Effect of substituted service. Where service substituted, time for appearance to be -fixed.
21.Service of summons where defendant resides within jurisdiction of another Court.
22.Service within presidency-towns of summons issued by Courts outside.
23.Duty of Court to which summons is sent.
24.Service on defendant in prison.
25.Service where defendant resides out of India and has no agent.
26.Service in foreign territory through Political Agent or Court.
27.Service on civil public officer or on servant of railway company or local authority.
28.Service on soldiers, sailors or airmen.
29.Duty of person to whom summons is delivered or sent for service.
30.Substitution of letter for summons.