Civil and Criminal Procedure Code of Bhutan-2001

We, the People, the Dratsang, and the Royal Government of Bhutan, in Order to ‘maintain the quality of an unimpaired flowing of heavenly stream of Justice’ and ensure domestic Tranquility to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Civil and Criminal Procedure Code for the Kingdom of Bhutan.

Bhutan in 1982

Following Britain’s victory in the 1865 Duar War, Britain and Bhutan signed the Treaty of Sinchulu, under which Bhutan would receive an annual subsidy in exchange for ceding land to British India.