12. Jurisdiction of District Judge or subordinate Judge in original suits.-
The jurisdiction of a District Judge or a Subordinate Judge extends, subject to the rules contained in the Code of Civil Procedure, to all original suits and proceedings of a civil nature.
Jurisdiction of District Munsif.-
The jurisdiction of a District Munsif extends to all like suits and proceedings, not otherwise exempted from his cognizance, of which the amount or value of the subject-matter does not exceed two thousand five hundred rupees.
1. Added by Act 21 of 1885, s. 2.
2. Added by s. 3, ibid.