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1Short title and extent
(1) This Act may be called the Charitable and Religious Trusts Acts, 1920. (2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir: that th...
2Interpretation
In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context, "the Court" means the Court of the District Judge or any other Court empowered in t...
3Power to apply to the Court in respect of trusts of a charitable or religious nature
Save as hereinafter provided in this Act, any person having an interest in any express or constructive trust created or existing for a public purpose of a cha...
4Contents and verification of petition
(1) The petition shall show in what way the petitioner claims to be interested in the trust, and shall specify, as far as may be, the particulars and the audi...
5Procedure on petition
(1) If the court on receipt of a petition under section 3, after taking such evidence and making such inquiry, if any, as it may consider necessary, is of opi...
6Failure of trustee to comply with order under section 5
If a trustee without reasonable excuse fails to comply with an order made under sub-section (5) of section 5, such trustee shall, without prejudice to any oth...
7Powers of trustee to apply for directions
(1) Save as hereinafter provided in this Act, any trustee of an express or constructive trust created or existing for public purpose of a charitable or religi...
8Costs of petition under this Act
The costs, charges and expenses of and incidental to any petition, and all proceedings in connection therewith, under the foregoing provisions of this Act, sh...
9Saving
No petition under the foregoing provisions of this Act in relation to any trust shall be entertained in any of the following circumstances, namely:- (a) if a ...
10Power of Courts as to costs in certain suits against trustees of charitable and religious trusts
(1) In any suit instituted under section l4 of the Religious Endowments Act, 1863, (20 of 1863) or under section 92 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (5 of...
11Provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure
(1) The provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (5 of 1908), relating to- (a) the proof of facts by affidavit, (b) the enforcing of the attendance of a...
12Barring of appeals
No appeal shall lie from any order passed or against any opinion, advice or direction given under this Act....
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