[Order XX Rule 18 CPC] Trial courts should initiate final proceedings suo motu after preliminary decree passed in partition suits: Supreme Court

A Bench of Justices S Abdul Nazeer and Vikram Nath stated that courts should not adjourn matters sine die once the preliminary decree is passed, and there is no need for filing of a separate suit for a final decree.
Justice S Abdul Nazeer and Justice Vikram Nath
Justice S Abdul Nazeer and Justice Vikram Nath

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that trial courts should not adjourn partition decree matters indefinitely or wait for filing of a separate proceedings towards a final decree, once a preliminary order has been passed [Kattukandi Edathil Krishnan and anr vs Kattukandi Edathil Valsan and ors].

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