Rejection of plaint by court at pre-trial stage.

Drastic power of Rejection of plaint.

A civil action called civil suit commences with filing of a petition called plaint. Rejection of the plaint under Order VII rule 11 of the CPC is a drastic power conferred in the court to terminate a civil action at the threshold. The conditions precedent to the exercise of power under Order VII rule 11, therefore, are stringent and have been consistently held to be so by the Courts.

Consideration of pleadings:

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