GURUVAJAMMA Vs. VENKATAKRISHNAMA CHETTI
LAWS(PVC)-1900-3-21
PRIVY COUNCIL
Decided on March 23,1900

GURUVAJAMMA Appellant
VERSUS
VENKATAKRISHNAMA CHETTI Respondents

JUDGEMENT

- (1.) We are clearly of opinion that the learned Judge is wrong in holding that; the valuation given in the plaint for an injunction can be questioned.
(2.) Section 7, Clause IV(d), of the Court Fees Act, VII of 1870, requires that in a suit for an injunction the plaintiff shall state the amount at which he values the relief sought. The plaintiff in this case values the relief, at Rs. 50, and therefore the City Civil Court had jurisdiction.
(3.) There is no authority for holding that the Court has power to increase the value.;


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