SECTION 09: COURTS TO TRY ALL CIVIL SUITS UNLESS BARRED
The Courts shall (subject to the provisions herein contained) have jurisdiction to try all suits of a civil nature excepting suits of which their cognizance is either expressly or impliedly barred.
Explanation: I: As suit in which the right to property or to an office is contested is a suit of a civil nature, notwithstanding that such right may depend entirely on the decision of questions as to religious rites or ceremonies.
Explanation II: For the purposes of this section, it is immaterial whether or not any fees are attached to the office referred to .
Explanation I or whether or not such office is attached to a particular place.