1. Civil Procedure Code, 1908 (V of 1908) Order 13, Rule 1, Order 7, Rule 14(2) - Held that a reading of Order XIII Rule 1 CPC leaves no doubt that if copies of the documents have already been placed on the file alongwith the pleadings by the parties, then original thereof may be produced on or before the settlement of issues - It is also relevant to note that Order XIII Rule 1 CPC does not re  strict production of these documents for the cross-examination of the witnesses at later stage even - Co-joint reading of sub-rule 2 of Rule 14 of Order VII and subrule 3 of Order VIII as also Rule 1-A of Order VIII CPC makes it clear that any document which though should have been produced alongwith the pleadings is not so produced, may be allowed by the court to be produced at any subsequent stage if sufficient reason is shown by the erring party for non-production of the same and alongwith its pleadings. (178) P.L.R.
  2. Civil Procedure Code, 1908 (V of 1908) Order 13, Rule 3, 6 - Whether the original documents, after the issues have been framed, could be tendered by a party in his examination-in-chief or the leave of the Court is required - The grievance that has been raised by the petitioner is that the original Will tendered by the plaintiff in his examination-in-chief has to be discarded because no leave of the Court has been obtained, as required under Order 7 Rule 14(3) of the CPC - There is no procedure for tendering of original documents after settlement of issues without the leave of the Court - Leave of the Court is necessary if the original document is not tendered on or before the settlement of the issues and its admissibility would be considered by the Court at the time of final arguments. (178) P.L.R. 
  3. Civil Procedure Code, 1908 (V of 1908) Order 13, Rule 3 - Rokar and Bahi Khata alongwith J-form and translation in Gurmukhi script, original of which are sought to be produced, and copies whereof are already available with the pleadings of the parties, could be filed at a later stage with the leave of the court - It may be mentioned specifically that admissibility or relevance of the documents is not the subject matter of these provisions. (178) P.L.R. 


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