Court fee in a suit for partition in Maharashtra.
Section 6(v) and (vii) of the Bombay Court Fees Act, 1959 is as under:
“(6) Computation of fees payable in certain suits – The amount of fee payable under this Act in the suits next hereinafter mentioned shall be computed as follow:
(i) to (iv) xxx xxx xxx
(v) For the possession of land, houses and gardens – In suits for the possession of land, houses and gardens —
according to the value of the subject-matter; and such value shall be deemed to be where the subject-matter is a house or garden — according to the market value of the house or garden and where the subject-matter is land and –
(a) where the land is held on settlement for a period not exceeding thirty years and pays the full assessment to Government — a sum equal to forty times the survey assessment;