Common Law of India

Common law of England.

Criminal Law

The common law of England in relation to crimes, except so far as the same relates to the modes and degrees of punishment, shall be of full force in this state where there is no existing provision by statute on the subject.

Civil Law

In the case of Civil Law, the Common law of England has application in India if not abolished by express provision of law.

Example: Section 29 of the Domestic Violence Act 2005

  1. Appeal.—There shall lie an appeal to the Court of Session within thirty days from the date on which the order made by the Magistrate is served on the aggrieved person or the respondent, as the case may be, whichever is later.



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