The Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Act, 2015
‘Order XIII-A: Summary Judgment
1. Scope of and classes of suits to which this Order applies.
1. This Order sets out the procedure by which Courts may decide a claim pertaining to any Commercial Dispute without recording oral evidence.
2. For the purposes of this Order, the word “claim” shall include—
a. part of a claim;
b. any particular question on which the claim (whether in whole or in part) depends; or
c. a counterclaim, as the case may be.
3. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, an application for summary judgment under this Order shall not be made in a suit in respect of any Commercial Dispute that is originally filed as a summary suit under Order XXXVII.