CIVIL, Court fees

Ad Valorem Court Fees in West Bengal

Schedule I.

Number.
Proper Fee.
1. Plaint written statement pleading a set-off or counter claim or memorandum of appeal (not otherwise provided for in this Act) or of cross objection presented to the High Court or any Civil or Revenue Court except the Court mentioned in section 3.
When the amount or value of the subject-matter in dispute does not exceed seventy-five rupees, for every five rupees or part thereof of such amount or value, and
Forty paise.
when such amount or value exceeds seventy-five rupees, for every five rupees or part thereof in excess of seventy-five rupees, upto one hundred rupees, and
Fifty paise.
when such amount or value exceeds one hundred rupees, for every ten rupees or part thereof, in excess of one hundred rupees, up to one hundred and fifty rupees,
One rupee and sixty-five paise.
and
when such amount or value exceeds one hundred and fifty rupees, for every ten rupees or part thereof, upto one thousand rupees, and
One rupee and fifteen paise.
when such amount or value exceeds one thousand rupees, for every one hundred rupees or part thereof, in excess of one thousand rupees, up to seven thousand five hundred rupees,
Seven rupees and fifty paise.
and
when such amount or value exceeds seven thousand five hundred rupees, for every two hundred and fifty rupees or part thereof, in excess of seven thousand five hundred rupees, upto ten thousand rupees, and
Fifteen rupees.
when such amount or value exceeds ten thousand rupees, for every five hundred rupees or part thereof, in excess of ten thousand rupees, up to twenty thousand rupees,
Twenty-two rupees and fifty paise.
and
when such amount or value exceeds twenty thousand rupees, for every one thousand rupees or part thereof, in excess of twenty thousand rupees up to fifty thousand rupees, and
Thirty rupees.
when such amount or value exceeds fifty thousand rupees, for every five thousand rupees or part thereof in excess of fifty thousand rupees:
Thirty-seven rupees and fifty paise.
Provided that the maximum fee leviable on a plaint or memorandum of appeal shall be ten thousand rupees.
2. (a) Petition under section 26 of the Provincial Insolvency Act, 1920 or application under section 95 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908,
….
An amount of the half the scale of fee prescribed in article 1 on the amount or compensation claimed.
(b) appeal against order on a petition or application failing under clause (a).
….
On the scale prescribed under article 1 on the amount in dispute.
3. (a) Petition under sections 53 and 54 of the Provincial Insolvency Act, 1920,
….
An amount of one-half of the the scale of fee prescribed in article 1 on the market value of the subject-matter subject to a maximum fee of rupees five hundred.
(b) appeal against order on a petition falling under clause (a) whether by the Official Receiver or by the unsuccessful party.
….
An amount of one-half of the scale of fee prescribed in article 1 on the market value of the subject-matter subject to a maximum fee of rupees five hundred.
4. Application for review of judgment, if presented on or after the ninetieth day from the date of the decree.
….
The fee leviable on the plaint or memorandum of appeal.
5. Application for review of judgment, if presented before the ninetieth day from the date of the decree.
….
One-half of the fee leviable on the plaint or memorandum of appeal.
6. Copy or translation of a judgment or order not being, or having the force of, a decree.
When such judgment or order is passed by any Civil Court, other than the High Court, or by the presiding officer of any Revenue Court or Office, or by any other Judicial or Executive authority-
(a) If the amount or value of the subject-matter is fifty or less than fifty rupees.
Forty paise.
(b) If such amount or value exceeds fifty rupees.
Seventy-five paise.
When such judgment or order is passed by the High Court.
One rupee and fifty paise.
7. Copy of a decree or order having the force of a decree.
When such decree or order is made by any Civil Court other than the High Court, or by any Revenue Court-
(a) If the amount or value of the subject-matter of the suit wherein such decree or order is made is fifty or less than fifty rupees.
Fifty paise.
(b) If such amount or value exceeds fifty rupees.
One rupee.
When such decree or order is made by the High Court.
Four rupees
8. Copy of any document liable to stamp-duty under the Indian Stamp Act, 1899, when left by any party to a suit or proceeding in place of the original withdrawn.
(a) When the stamp-duty chargeable on the original does not exceed fifty paise.
The amount of the duty chargeable on the original.
(b) In any other case.
Fifty paise.
9. Copy of any revenue or judicial proceeding or order not otherwise provided for by this Act or copy of any account, statement, report or the like, taken out of any Civil or Criminal or Revenue Court or office, or from the office of any Chief officer charged with the executive administration of a Division.
For every three hundred and sixty words or fraction of three hundred and sixty words.
Fifty paise.
10. Probate of a Will or letters of administration with or without Will annexed.
When the amount or the value of the property in respect of which the grant of probate or letters of administration is made, exceeds two thousand rupees, on such amount or value up to ten thousand rupees,
Two per centum.
and
when such amount or value exceeds ten thousand rupees, on the portion of such amount or value which is in excess of ten thousand rupees, up to fifty thousand rupees,
Three per centum.
and
when such amount or Value exceeds fifty thousand rupees, on the portion of such amount or value which is in excess of fifty thousand rupees, up to a lakh of rupees,
Four per centum.
and
when such amount or value exceeds a lakh of rupees on the portion of such amount or value which is in excess of a lakh of rupees, up to two lakhs and fifty thousand rupees,
Five per centum.
and
when such amount or value exceeds two lakhs and fifty thousand rupees on the portion of such amount which is in excess of two lakhs and fifty thousand rupees, up to three lakhs of rupees,
Five and a half per centum.
and
when such amount or value exceeds three lakhs of rupees, on the portion of such amount which is in excess of three lakhs of rupees, up to four lakhs of rupees,
Six per centum.
and
when such amount or value exceeds four lakhs of rupees, oh the portion of such amount which is in excess of four lakhs of rupees, up to five lakhs of rupees,
Six and a half per centum.
when such amount or value exceeds five lakhs of rupees, on the portion of such amount which is in excess of five lakhs of rupees:
Provided that when, after the grant of certificate under the Indian Succession Act, 1925, in respect of any property included in an estate, a grant of probate or letters of administration is made in respect of the same estate, the fee payable in respect of the latter grant shall be reduced by the amount of the fee paid in respect of the former grant.
Seven per centum.
11. Certificate under the Indian Succession Act, 1925.
When the amount or value of any debt or security specified in the certificate under section 374 of the Act exceeds one thousand rupees,
Two per centum on the first ten thousand rupees, three per centum on the next forty thousand rupees, four per centum on the next fifty thousand rupees, and five per centum on the next one lakh and fifty thousand rupees,
and
when the aggregate amount or value of any debts or securities specified in the certificate and of any debts or securities to which the certificate has been extended under section 376 of the Act, exceeds one thousand rupees.
five and a half per centum on the next fifty thousand rupees, six per centum on the next one lakh of rupees, six and a half per centum on the next one lakh of rupees, and seven per centum on the remainder of such amount or value.
In respect of such portion of the aggregate amount or value as consists of the amount or value of debts or securities so specified, the fee hereinbefore provided in that behalf in this article, and
three per centum on such portion of the first ten thousand rupees,
four and a half per centum on such portion of the next forty thousand rupees,
six per centum on such portion of the next fifty thousand rupees, and
seven and a half per centum on such portion of the next one lakh and fifty thousand rupees,
eight and a quarter per centum on such portion of the next fifty thousand rupees,
nine per centum on such portion of the next one lakh of rupees,
nine and three-quarter per centum on such portion of the next one lakh of rupees, and
ten and a half per centum on such portion of the remainder of such aggregate amount or value as consists of the amount or value of debts or securities to which the certificate has been extended.
Note.-(1) The amount of a debt is its amount including interest on the day on which the inclusion of the debt in the certificate is applied for, so far as such amount can be ascertained.
(2) Whether or not any power with respect to a security specified in a certificate has been conferred, under the Act and where such a power has been so conferred whether the power is for the receiving of interest or dividends on, or for the negotiation or transfer of the security, or for both purposes, the value of the security is its market-value on the day on which the inclusion of the security in the certificate is applied for, so far as such value can be ascertained.
12. Plaint presented with an originating summons under the Rules of the High Court at Calcutta (Original Side), 1914.
….
The fee leviable on a plaint in a suit for the same relief, subject to a minimum fee of thirty rupees.

Table of rates of ad valorem fees leviable on the institution of suits.

When the amount or value of the subject-matter exceeds-

But does not exceed –

Proper Fee.

Rs.

Rs.

Rs.P.

..

5

0.40

5

10

0.75

10

15

1.15

15

20

1.50

20

25

1.90

25

30

2.25

30

35

2.65

35

40

3.00

40

45

3.40

45

50

3.75

50

55

4.15

55

60

4.50

60

65

4.90

65

70

5.25

70

75

5.65

75

80

1.00

80

85

6.65

85

90

7.15

90

95

7.65

95

100

8.15

100

110

9.75

110

120

11.40

120

130

13.00

130

140

14.65

140

150

16.25

150

160

18.00

160

170

19.15

170

180

20.25

180

190

21.40

190

200

22.50

200

210

23.65

210

220

24.75

220

230

25.90

230

240

27.00

240

250

28.15

250

260

29.25

260

270

30.40

270

280

31.50

280

290

32.65

290

300

33.75

300

310

34.90

310

320

36.00

320

330

37.15

330

340

38.25

340

350

39.40

350

360

40.50

360

370

41.65

370

380

42.75

380

390

43.90

390

400

45.00

400

410

46.15

410

420

47.25

420

430

48.40

430

440

49.50

440

450

50.65

450

460

51.75

460

470

52.90

470

480

54.00

480

490

55.15

490

500

56.25

500

510

57.40

510

520

58.50

520

530

59.65

530

540

60.75

540

550

61.90

550

560

63.00

560

570

64.15

570

580

65.25

580

590

66.40

590

600

67.50

600

610

68.65

610

620

69.75

620

630

70.90

630

640

72.00

640

650

73.15

650

660

74.25

660

670

75.40

670

680

76.50

680

690

77.65

690

700

78.75

700

710

79.90

710

720

81.00

720

730

82.15

730

740

83.25

740

750

84.40

750

760

85.50

760

770

86.65

770

780

87.75

780

790

88.90

790

800

90.00

800

810

91.15

810

820

92.25

820

830

93.40

830

840

94.50

840

850

95.65

850

860

96.75

860

870

97.90

870

880

99.00

880

890

100.15

890

900

101.25

900

910

102.40

910

920

103.50

920

930

104.65

930

940

105.75

940

950

106.90

950

960

108.00

960

970

109.15

970

980

110.25

980

990

111.40

990

1,000

112.50

1,000

1,100

120.00

1,100

1,200

127.50

1,200

1,300

135.00

1,300

1,400

142.50

1,400

1,500

150.00

1,500

1,600

157.50

1,600

1,700

165.00

1,700

1,800

172.50

1,800

1,900

180.00

1,900

2,000

187.50

2,000

2,100

195.00

2,100

2,200

202.50

2,200

2,300

210.00

2,300

2,400

217.50

2,400

2,500

225.00

2,500

2,600

232.50

2,600

2,700

240.00

2,700

2,800

247.50

2,800

2,900

255.00

2,900

3,000

262.50

3,000

3,100

270.00

3,100

3,200

277.50

3,200

3,300

285.00

3,300

3,400

292.50

3,400

3,500

300.00

3,500

3,600

307.50

3,600

3,700

315.00

3,700

3,800

322.50

3,800

3,900

330.00

3,900

4,000

337.50

4,000

4,100

345.00

4,100

4,200

352.50

4,200

4,300

360.00

4,300

4,400

367.50

4,400

4,500

375.00

4,500

4,600

382.50

4,600

4,700

390.00

4,700

4,800

397.50

4,800

4,900

405.00

4,900

5,000

412.50

5,000

5,100

420.00

5,100

5,200

427.50

5,200

5,300

435.00

5,300

5,400

442.50

5,400

5,500

450.00

5,500

5,600

457.50

5,600

5,700

465.00

5,700

5,800

472.50

5,800

5,900

480.00

5,900

6,000

487.50

6,000

6,100

495.00

6,100

6,200

502.50

6,200

6,300

510.00

6,300

6,400

517.50

6,400

6,500

525.00

6,500

6,600

532.50

6,600

6,700

540.00

6,700

6,800

547.50

6,800

6,900

555.00

6,900

7,000

562.50

7,000

7,100

570.00

7,100

7,200

577.50

7,200

7,300

585.00

7,300

7,400

592.50

7,400

7,500

600.00

7,500

7,750

615.00

7,750

8,000

630.00

8,000

8,250

645.00

8,250

8,500

660.00

8,500

8,750

675.00

8,750

9,000

690.00

9,000

9,250

705.00

9,250

9,500

720.00

9,500

9,750

735.00

9,750

10,000

750.00

10,000

10,500

772.50

10,500

11,000

795.00

11,000

11,500

817.50

11,500

12,000

840.00

12,000

12,500

862.50

12,500

13,000

885.00

13,000

13,500

907.50

13,500

14,000

930.00

14,000

14,500

952.50

14,500

15,000

975.00

15,000

15,500

997.50

15,500

16,000

1,020.00

16,000

16,500

1,042.50

16,500

17,000

1,065.00

17,000

17,500

1,087.50

17,500

18,000

1,110.00

18,000

18,500

1,132.50

18,500

19,000

1,155.00

19,000

19,500

1,177.50

19,500

20,000

1,200.00

20,000

21,000

1,230.00

21,000

22,000

1,260.00

22,000

23,000

1,290.00

23,000

24,000

1,320.00

24,000

25,000

1,350.00

25,000

26,000

1,380.00

26,000

27,000

1,410.00

27,000

28,000

1,440.00

28,000

29,000

1,470.00

29,000

30,000

1,500.00

30,000

31,000

1,530.00

31,000

32,000

1,560.00

32,000

33,000

1,590.00

33,000

34,000

1,620.00

34,000

35,000

1,650.00

35,000

36,000

1,680.00

36,000

37,000

1,710.00

37,000

38,000

1,740.00

38,000

39,000

1,770.00

39,000

40,000

1,800.00

40,000

41,000

1,830.00

41,000

42,000

1,860.00

42,000

43,000

1,890.00

43,000

44,000

1,920.00

44,000

45,000

1,950.00

45,000

46,000

1,980.00

46,000

47,000

2,010.00

47,000

48,000

2,040.00

48,000

49,000

2,070.00

49,000

50,000

2,100.00

50,000

55,000

2,137.50

55,000

60,000

2,175.00

60,000

65,000

2,212.50

65,000

70,000

2,250.00

70,000

75,000

2,287.50

75,000

80,000

2,325.00

80,000

85,000

2,362.50

85,000

90,000

2,400.00

90,000

95,000

2,437.50

95,000

1,00,000

2,475.00

1,00,000

1,05,000

2,512.50

1,05,000

1,10,000

2,550.00

1,10,000

1,15,000

2,587.50

1,15,000

1,20,000

2,625.00

1,20,000

1,25,000

2,662.50

1,25,000

1,30,000

2,700.00

1,30,000

1,35,000

2,737.50

1,35,000

1,40,000

2,775.00

1,40,000

1,45,000

2,812.50

1,45,000

1,50,000

2,850.00

1,50,000

1,55,000

2,887.50

1,55,000

1,60,000

2,925.00

1,60,000

1,65,000

2,962.50

1,65,000

1,70,000

3,000.00

1,70,000

1,75,000

3,037.50

1,75,000

1,80,000

3,075.00

1,80,000

1,85,000

3,112.50

1,85,000

1,90,000

3,150.00

1,90,000

1,95,000

3,187.50

1,95,000

2,00,000

3,225.00

2,00,000

2,05,000

3,262.50

and the fees increases at the rate of thirty-seven rupees and fifty paise for every five thousand rupees, or part thereof, up to a maximum fee of ten thousand rupees, for example-

3,00,000

4,012.50

4,00,000

4,762.50

5,00,000

5,512.50

6,00,000

6,262.50

7,00,000

7,012.50

8,00,000

7,762.50

9,00,000

8,512.50

10,00,000

9,262.50

11,00,000

10,000.00

Schedule II.

Fixed fees

Number.

Proper Fee.

1. Application or petition

(a) When presented to any officer of the Customs or Excise Department or to any Magistrate by any person having dealings with the Government, and when the subject-matter of such application relates exclusively to those dealings;

Fifteen paise.

Or when presented to any officer of land-revenue by any person holding temporarily-settled land under direct engagement with Government, and when the subject-matter of the application or petition relates exclusively to such engagement;

Fifteen paise.

Or when presented to any municipal Commissioner or member of a Zilla Parishadunder any Act for the time being in force for the conservancy or improvement of any place, if the application or petition relates solely to such conservancy or improvement;

Fifteen paise.

Or when presented to any Civil Court other than a principal Civil Court of original jurisdiction, or to any Court of Small Causes constituted under the Provincial Small Cause Courts Act, 1887, or to a Collector or other officer of revenue in relation to any suit or case in which the amount or value of the subject-matter is less than fifty rupees;

Fifteen paise.

Or when presented to any Civil, Criminal or Revenue Court, or to any Board or executive officer for the purpose of obtaining a copy or translation of any judgment, decree or order passed by such Court, Board or officer, or of any other document on record in such Court or office.

Fifteen paise.

(b) When containing a complaint or charge of any offence other than an offence for which police officers may, under the Criminal Procedure Code, arrest without warrant, and presented to any Criminal Court;

In the case of a complaint or charge of an offence presented to a Criminal Court one rupee, and in other cases seventy-five paise.

Or when presented to a Civil, Criminal or Revenue Court, or to a Collector, or any Revenue-officer having jurisdiction equal or sub-ordinate to a Collector, or to any Magistrate in his executive capacity, and not otherwise provided for by this Act;

In the case of a complaint or charge of an offence presented to a Criminal Court one rupee, and in other cases seventy-five paise;

Or to deposit in Court revenue or rent;
Or for determination by a Court of the amount of compensation to be paid by a landlord to his tenant.

(c) When presented to the Board of Revenue or to any Chief Officer charged with the executive administration of a Division and not otherwise provided for by this Act.

One rupee and fifty paise.

(d) For arrest or attachment before judgment or for temporary injunction-

(i) when presented to a Civil Court other than the High Court in relation to any suit or proceeding-

(1) if the value of the subject-matter is less than Rs. 50;

One rupee.

(2) if the value is Rs. 50 and above;

Two rupees and fifty paise.

(ii) when presented to the High Court.

Five rupees.

(e) Under section 47 and Order XXI, rules 58 and 90 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908-

(i) when filed in Revenue Court or in Munsif’s Court;

One rupee.

(ii) when filed in the City Civil Court, Calcutta, a Subordinate Judge’s Court or a District Court;

Two rupees and fifty paise.

(iii) when filed in the High Court.

Five rupees.

(f) Under sections 34, 72, 73 and 74 of the Indian Trusts Act, 1882.

Five rupees.

(g) (i) For probate or letters of administration to have effect throughout India.

Twenty-five rupees.

(ii) Application for probate or letters of administration not falling under clause (i)-

(1) if the value of the estate does not exceed Rs. 1,000;

Seventy-five paise.

(2) if the value exceeds Rs. 1,000:

Five rupees.

Provided that if a caveat is entered and the application is registered as a suit, one-half the scale of fee prescribed in Article 1 of Schedule I on the market value of the estate less the fee already paid on the application shall be levied.

(h) Application under section 14 or section 20 of the Arbitration Act, 1940, for a direction for filing an

award or for an order for filing an agreement and application for enforcing foreign awards-

(i) when presented to a Munsifs Court;

Fifteen rupees.

(ii) when presented to the City Civil Court, Calcutta, a Subordinate Judge’s Court, a District Court or the High Court-

(1) if the value of the subject-matter of the award does not exceed Rs. 5,000;

Fifteen rupees.

(2) if such value exceeds Rs. 5,000 but does not exceed Rs. 10,000;

One hundred rupees.

(3) if such value exceeds Rs. 10,000.

Two hundred and fifty rupees.

(i) Petition to the High Court for the admission of an Advocate, Attorney or Vakil.

Twenty rupees.

(j) When presented to the High Court under section 115 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, for revision of an order-

(i) when the value of the suit to which the order relates does not exceed Rs. 1,000;

Five rupees.

(ii) when the value of the suit exceeds Rs. 1,000.

Ten rupees.

[(k) When presented to the High Court-]

(i) for directions, orders or writs, other than the writs in the nature of habeas corpus and the writs arising out of cases challenging any law on taxation, under article 226 of the Constitution of India for any purpose other than enforcement of the fundamental rights conferred by Part III thereof;

One hundred rupees.

(ii) for writs in the nature of habeas corpus;

No fee.

(iii) for writs under article 226 of the Constitution of India in cases challenging any matter on taxation;

Two hundred and fifty rupees.

(iv) for directions, orders or writs under article 226 of the Constitution of India for the enforcement of any of the fundamental rights conferred by Part III thereof;

One hundred rupees.

(v) for the exercise of its jurisdiction under article 227 of the Constitution of India;

One hundred rupees.

(vi) in any other case not provided for by this Act.

One hundred rupees.

2. Original petition not otherwise provided for.

When filed in-

(i) a Munsif’s Court,

One rupee.

(ii) the City Civil Court, Calcutta, Subordinate Judge’s Court or a District Court,

Five rupees.

(iii) the High Court.

Twenty rupees.

3. Application to any Civil Court that records may be called for from another Court.

When the Court grants the application and is of opinion that the transmission of such records involves the use of the post.

Seventy-five paise in addition to any fee levied on the application under cla-(a), clause use (b), or clause (d) of Article 1 of this Schedule.

4. Application for leave to sue as a pauper.

….

Fifty paise.

5. Application for leave to appeal as a pauper.

(a) When presented to a District Court.

One rupee.

(b) When presented to a Commissioner or the High Court.

Two rupees.

6. Plaint or memorandum of appeal in a suit to establish or disprove a right of occupancy.

….

Fifty paise.

7. Bail bond or other instrument of obligation given in pursuance of an order made by a Court or Magistrate under any section of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898, or the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, and not otherwise provided for by this Act.

Fifty paise.

8. Undertaking under section 49 of the Indian Divorce Act, 1869.

….

Fifty paise.

[9. Mukhtarnama, Vakalatnama or any paper signed by an advocate signifying or intimating that he is retained for a party-]

When presented for the conduct of any one case-

 Rs 10

(a) to the High Court,

Five rupees.

(b) to any Civil or Criminal Court,

Two rupees.

(c) to the Board of Revenue or to any Revenue Court,

Two rupees.

(d) to any Collector or Magistrate or to any executive officer including any officer charged with the executive administration of a Division.

Two rupees.

10. Every copy of power-of-attorney when filed in any suit or proceeding.

….

Seventy-five paise.

11. Memorandum of appeal from an order inclusive of an order determining any question under section 47 or section 144 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, and not otherwise provided for-

When presented-
(i) to any Court other than the High Court or to any Executive Officer other than the Board of Revenue or Chief Executive Authority,

One rupee.

(ii) to the Board of Revenue or Chief Executive Authority,

Two rupees.

(iii) to the High Court-

(1) Where the order was passed by a Sub-ordinate Court or other authority-

(a) if the order relates to a suit or proceeding, the value of which exceeds one thousand rupees.

Ten rupees.

(b) in any other case.

Five rupees.

(2) Where the appeal is under clause 15 of the Letters Patent-

(a) from an order passed in exercise of appellate jurisdiction.

Ten rupees.

(b) from an order passed in exercise of original jurisdiction, which would be appealable under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 had it been passed by a Subordinate Court,

Ten rupees.

[(bb) from an order on a writ petition under article 226 of the Constitution of India,]

Two hundred rupees.

[(bbb) from an order on a writ petition or application arising out of any case challenging any matter on taxation,]

Five hundred rupees.

(c) in any other case.

One hundred rupees.

(3) Where the appeal is under section 45B of the Banking Companies Act, 1949,

One hundred rupees.

(4) Where the appeal is under section 4UA of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898,

Five rupees.

(iv) to the Government in pursuance of a statutory right to appeal for which no court-fee is leviable under any other enactment.

Five rupees.

12. Memorandum of appeal under section 39 of the Arbitration Act, 1940.

(i) Where the appeal is from an order of a Munsif’s Court,

Fifteen rupees.

(ii) in any other case

One hundred rupees.

13. Caveat ..

….

Ten rupees.

14. Application under Act No. 10 of 1859, section 26, or Bengal Act No. 6 of 1862, section 9.

….

Five rupees.

15. Plaint or memorandum of appeal in each of the following suits:-

(i) to alter or set aside a summary decision or order of any of the Civil Courts not established by Letters Patent or of any Revenue Court,

….

Fifteen rupees.

(ii) to alter or cancel any entry in a register of the names of proprietors of revenue-paying estates,

….

Fifteen rupees.

(iii) to obtain a declaratory decree where no consequential relief is prayed,

….

Twenty rupees.

(iv) to set aside an award,

….

Fifteen rupees.

(v) to set aside an adoption,

….

Twenty rupees.

(vi) every other suit where it is not possible to estimate at a money-value the subject-matter in dispute, and which is not otherwise provided for by this Act;

….

Fifteen rupees.

16. Agreement in writing stating a question for the opinion of the Court under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908-

(i) when presented to any court subordinate to the High Court,

Ten rupees.

(ii) when presented to the High Court.

One hundred rupees.

17. Petition in a suit under the Native Converts’ Marriage Dissolution Act, 1866.

….

Five rupees.

18. Every petition under the Indian Divorce Act, 1869, except petitions under section 44 of the same Act, and every memorandum of appeal under section 55 of the same Act.

….

Twenty rupees.

19. Every petition for restitution of conjugal rights, judicial separation, divorce or divorce by mutual consent under the Special Marriage Act, 1954, and every memorandum of appeal under section 39 of the same Act.

….

Five rupees.

20. Every petition for restitution of conjugal rights, judicial separation or divorce under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, and every memorandum of appeal under section 28 of the same Act,

….

Five rupees.

21. Plaint or memorandum of appeal under the Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1865.

….

Twenty rupees.

22.Petitions under the Indian Christian Marriage Act, 1872.

….

Two rupees.

23. Plaint or memorandum of appeal when presented to a Court under the Indian Colonial Divorce Jurisdiction Act, 1926.

….

Fifty rupees.

24. Plaint or memorandum of appeal when presented to a Court under the Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, 1939.

….

Ten rupees.

25. Petition – (a) questioning the election of any person as a Municipal Commissioner, when presented to a District Judge under section 36 of the Bengal Municipal Act, 1932 or to the Chief Judge, Small Cause Court of Calcutta under section 73 of the Calcutta Municipal Act, 1951, or to the District Judge, Howrah under the same section of the same Act as amended by the Howrah Municipal Act, 1965.

….

Fifteen rupees.

(b) Questioning the validity of an election under the West Bengal Zilla ParishadsAct, 1963, when presented to a District Judge under section 102 of the said Act to decide dispute relating to such elections.

Fifteen rupees.

26. Application or petition to the Court under sections 391, 439 or 522 of the Companies Act, 1956.

….

Fifty rupees.

Any other application or petition to the Court for judicial section or relief under the said Act, not otherwise provided for under this Act.

….

Ten rupees.
Schedule III.
Annexure A
Valuation of the movable and immovable property of……………….Deceased
Rs. P.
Cash in the house and at the banks, household goods, wearing apparel, books, plate, jewels, etc.
(State estimated value according to best of Executor’s or Administrator’s belief.)
Property in Government securities transferable at the Public Debt Office.
(State description and value at the price of the day; also the interest separately, calculating it to the time of making the
application.)
Immovable property consisting of
… … …
(State description, giving, in the case of houses, the assessed value, if any, and the number of year’s assessment the market-value is estimated at, and in the case of land, the area, the market-value and all rents that have accrued.)
Leasehold property
… … … …
(If the deceased held any leases for years determinable, state the number of year’s purchase the profit rents are estimated to be worth and the value of such,
inserting separately arrears due at the date of death and all rents received or due since that date to the time of making the application.)
Property in public companies
… … …
(State the particulars and the value calculated at the price of the day; also the interest
separately, calculating it to the time of
making the application.)
Policy of insurance upon life , money out on mortgage and other securities, such as bonds, mortgages, bills, notes and other securities for money.
(State the amount of the whole; also the interest separately, calculating it to the time of making the application.)
Book debts
… … …
(Other than bad.)
Stock in trade … … …
(State the estimated value, if any.)
Other property not comprised under the foregoing heads ..
(State the estimated value, if any.)
_______
Total ..
_______
Deduct – amount shown in Annexure B not subject to duty.
_______
Net Total ..
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Annexure B
Schedule of Debts, etc.
Amount of debts due and owing from the deceased, payable by law out of the estate.
Amount of funeral expenses
… … …
Amount of mortgage incumbrances
… … …
Property held in trust not beneficially or with general power to confer a beneficial interest.
Other property not subject to duty
… … …
_______
Total ..
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