7. General powers of Prize Courts.-
(1) A Prize Court shall, for the purposes of this Act, have the same powers as are vested in a Civil Court while trying a suit under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (5 of 1908), in respect of the following matters, namely:-
(a) summoning and enforcing the attendance of persons and examining them on oath;
(b) requiring the discovery and production of documents;
(c) receiving evidence on affidavits;
(d) requisitioning any public record or copies thereof from any court or office;
(e) issuing commissions for the examination of witnesses or documents;
(f) any other matter which may be prescribed by rules.
(2) Without prejudice to the provisions of sub-section (1), every Prize Court shall have the power to enforce-
(a) any order or decree of another Prize Court passed in a prize proceeding under this Act;
(b) any order of the Central Government passed in a prize appeal under section 6.