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Specific Relief Act 1963 Complete Act - Bare Act

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Act Info:
Preamble1 - SPECIFIC RELIEF ACT, 1963
Part I
Section1 - Short title, extent and commencement
Section2 - Definitions
Section3 - Savings
Section4 - Specific relief to be granted only for enforcing individual civil rights and not for enforcing penal laws
Part II Chapter I
Section5 - Recovery of specific immovable property
Section6 - Suit by person dispossessed of immovable property
Section7 - Recovery of specific movable property
Section8 - Liability of person in possession, not as owner, to deliver to persons entitled to immediate possession
Chapter II
Section9 - Defences respecting suits for relief based on contract
Section10 - Cases in which specific performance of contract enforceable
Section11 - Cases in which specific performance of contracts connected with trusts enforceable
Section12 - Specific performance of part of contract
Section13 - Rights of purchaser or lessee against person with no title or imperfect title
Section14 - Contracts not specifically enforceable
Section15 - Who may obtain specific performance
Section16 - Personal bars to relief
Section17 - Contract to sell or let property by one who has no title, not specifically enforceable
Section18 - Non-enforcement except with variation
Section19 - Relief against parties and persons claiming under them by subsequent title
Section20 - Discretion as to decreeing specific performance
Section21 - Power to award compensation in certain cases
Section22 - Power to grant relief for possession, partition, refund of earnest money, etc
Section23 - Liquidation of damages not a bar to specific performance
Section24 - Bar of suit for compensation for breach after dismissal of suit for specific performance
Section25 - Application of preceding sections to certain awards and testamentary directions to execute settlements
Chapter III
Section26 - When instrument may be rectified
Chapter IV
Section27 - When rescission may be adjudged or refused
Section28 - Rescission in certain circumstances of contracts for the sale or lease of immovable property, the specific performance of which has been decreed
Section29 - Alternative prayer for rescission in suit for specific performance
Section30 - Court may require parties rescinding to do equity
Chapter V
Section31 - When cancellation may be ordered
Section32 - What instruments may be partially cancelled
Section33 - Power to require benefit to be restored or compensation to be made when instrument is cancelled or is successfully resisted as being void or voidable
Chapter VI
Section34 - Discretion of court as to declaration of status or right
Section35 - Effect of declaration
Part III Chapter VII
Section36 - Preventive relief how granted
Section37 - Temporary and perpetual injunctions
Chapter VIII
Section38 - Perpetual injunction when granted
Section39 - Mandatory injunctions
Section40 - Damages in lieu of, or in addition to, injunction
Section41 - Injunction when refused
Section42 - Injunction to perform negative agreement
Section43 - Amendment of Act 10 of 1940 [Repeal]
Section44 - [Repeal]

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