Supreme Court explains scope of “jurisdiction” under Section 9A of Code of Civil Procedure as applicable to Maharashtra

Murali Krishnan October 6 2019

The Supreme Court has explained the scope of the term “jurisdiction” under Section 9A of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 as applicable to the State of Maharashtra.

In the process, the Court affirmed the decision in Eknath Salunkhe v. Baburav Vishnu Javalkar in which it was held that word jurisdiction in Section 9A is used in a narrow sense as to maintainability, only on the question of inherent jurisdiction and does not contemplate issues of limitation.

Thus, the Court overruled . . .

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