Rajathi Ammal vs Balasubramanian – 09/09/2021

ADDITIONAL EVIDENCE AT APPEALLATE STAGE-Order XLI Rule 27 of C.P.C. seeking permission to file additional documents- a party seeking to file additional documents in the appellate stage must first satisfy the ingredients of Order XLI Rule 27 of C.P.C. Only while considering the appeal, the Court has to decide whether with available materials, all the issues raised in the appeal can be decided fully. Only when the Court comes to the conclusion that additional evidence, both oral and documentary evidence is required for properly and fully deciding the issue in the appeal, can consider the application for filing additional documents. The Court has to decide whether the documents sought to be filed are necessary and will be helpful to decide the issue in the appeal. Even before hearing the appeal, the Court cannot independently hear the application for filing additional documents.

Jiten K. Ajmera & ANR. Vs. M/s. Tejas Cooperative Housing Society – 06/05/19

Consumer Complaint - Additional evidence before State Consumer Commission - Section 107(1) (d) r.w. Rule 27 of Order XLI, CPC - Under Order XLI Rule 27, CPC a party can produce additional evidence at the appellate stage, if it establishes that notwithstanding the exercise of due diligence, such evidence was not within its knowledge, or could not even after the exercise of due diligence, be produced by it at the time when the decree appealed against was passed.