Procedural laws prescribe the method for enforcing rights and duties. The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 gives the law relating to the procedure of the courts of civil judicature.
Civil Procedure by C.K. Takwani is an authority on the subject. It is well acclaimed as a compact book written in a lucid style. The book explains the theoretical as well as practical aspects of civil procedure. The eighth edition of the book has been made more informative and useful.
The book also contains a chapter on Limitation Act, 1963 keeping in view that Bar Council has included the Limitation Act, 1963 as a subject along with the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 in the law school curriculum.
The following are the highlights of the eighth edition:
1. A new chapter on Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Act, 2015 included.
2. Latest statutory amendments and case laws have been included.
The author has taken care to ensure that the work continues to remain introductory in nature and does not lose its character as a “Student Edition”.
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The book is prescribed in almost all universities in India. The book, though written for students and junior members of the Bar, is a great reference tool for lawyers and judges. The book is definitely a prized collection for any library.
About the author:
Chunilal Karsandas Thakker (born 10 November 1943) is a retired judge of the Supreme Court of India. Justice Thakker was born at Mander near Porbandar in the State of Gujarat.
Thakker was appointed as part-time Lecturer in Law in Sir L.A. Shah Law College, Ahmedabad, in 1970 and continued as such until he was elevated to Judge of the High Court of Gujarat on 21 June 1990. He was also Acting Governor of the State of Maharashtra from July to October 2002. Thakker was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of India on 7 June 2004