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Specific Relief Act 1950 [Act 137]   cite [+]

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
  1. Preamble

  2. PART I   PRELIMINARY

    1. 1. Short title
    2. 2. Interpretation
    3. 3. Savings
    4. 4. Specific relief how given
    5. 5. Preventive relief
    6. 6. Relief not granted to enforce penal law
  3. PART II   SPECIFIC RELIEF

      CHAPTER I   RECOVERING POSSESSION OF PROPERTY

      Possession of Immovable Property

    1. 7. Recovery of specific immovable property
    2. 8. Suit by person dispossessed of immovable property
    3. Possession of Movable Property

    4. 9. Recovery of specific movable property
    5. 10. Liability of person in possession not as owner, to deliver to person entitled to immediate possession
    6. CHAPTER II   SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OF CONTRACTS

      Contracts which may be Specifically Enforced

    7. 11. Cases in which specific performance enforceable
    8. 12. Contracts of which the subject has partially ceased to exist
    9. 13. Specific performance of part of contract where part unperformed is small
    10. 14. Specific performance of part of contract where part unperformed is large
    11. 15. Specific performance of independent part of contract
    12. 16. Bar in other cases of specific performance of part of contract
    13. 17. Purchaser's rights against vendor with imperfect title
    14. 18. Power to award compensation in certain cases
    15. 19. Liquidation of damages not a bar to specific performance
    16. Contracts which cannot be Specifically Enforced

    17. 20. Contracts not specifically enforceable
    18. Discretion of the Court

    19. 21. Discretion as to decreeing specific performance
    20. For whom Contracts may be Specifically Enforced

    21. 22. Who may obtain specific performance
    22. For whom Contracts cannot be Specifically Enforced

    23. 23. Personal bars to the relief
    24. 24. Contracts to sell property by one who has no title, or who is a voluntary settlor
    25. For whom Contracts cannot be Specifically Enforced, except with a Variation

    26. 25. Non-enforcement except with variation
    27. Against whom Contracts may be Specifically Enforces

    28. 26. Relief against parties and persons claiming under them by subsequent title
    29. Against whom Contracts cannot be Specifically Enforced

    30. 27. What parties cannot be compelled to perform
    31. The effect of Dismissing a suit for Specific Performance

    32. 28. Bar of suit for breach after dismissal
    33. Awards and Directions to Execute Settlements

    34. 29. Application of preceding sections to awards and testamentary directions to execute settlements
    35. CHAPTER III   RECTIFICATION OF INSTRUMENTS

    36. 30. When instrument may be rectified
    37. 31. Presumption as to intent of parties
    38. 32. Principles of rectification
    39. 33. Specific enforcement of rectified contract
    40. CHAPTER IV   RESCISSION OF CONTRACTS

    41. 34. When rescission may be adjudged
    42. 35. Rescission for mistake
    43. 36. Alternative prayer for rescission in suit for specific performance
    44. 37. Court may require party rescinding to do equity
    45. CHAPTER V   CANCELLATION OF INSTRUMENTS

    46. 38. When cancellation may be ordered
    47. 39. What instruments may be partially cancelled
    48. 40. Power to require party for whom instrument is cancelled to make compensation
    49. CHAPTER VI   DECLARATORY DECREES

    50. 41. Discretion of court as to declaration of status or right
    51. 42. Effect of declaration
    52. CHAPTER VII   APPOINTMENT OF RECEIVERS

    53. 43. Appointment of Receivers discretionary
    54. CHAPTER VIII   ENFORCEMENT OF PUBLIC DUTIES

    55. 44. Power to order public servants and others to do certain specific acts
    56. 45. Application how made and procedure
    57. 46. Peremptory order
    58. 47. Execution of, and appeal from, orders
    59. 48. Costs
    60. 49. Bar to issue of mandamus
  4. PART III   PREVENTIVE RELIEF

      CHAPTER IX   OF INJUNCTIONS GENERALLY

    1. 50. Preventive relief how granted
    2. 51. Temporary and perpetual injunctions
    3. CHAPTER X   OF PERPETUAL INJUNCTIONS

    4. 52. Perpetual injunctions when granted
    5. 53. Mandatory injunctions
    6. 54. Injunction when refused
    7. 55. Injunction to perform negative agreement


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