Telangana State Civil Courts Act, 1972 Act No. 19 of 1972


Whereas, by section 101 of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014, the appropriate Government i.e., the State of Telangana is empowered
by order, to make such adaptations and modifications of any law made before 2.6.2014, whether by way of repeal or amendment as may be necessary or expedient, for the purpose of facilitating the application of such law in relation to the State of Telangana, before expiration of two years from 2.6.2014.

And whereas, it has become necessary to adapt and modify/amend the Andhra Pradesh Civil Courts Act, 1972 (A.P. Act. No. 19 of 1972), for the
purpose of facilitating its application in relation to the State of Telangana; Accordingly, the following Notification will be published in the ExtraOrdinary issue of the Telangana State Gazette.

N O T I F I C A T I O N

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 101 of the Andhra Pradesh Re-organisation Act, 2014 (Central Act No. 6 of 2014), the Governor
of Telangana hereby makes the following Order, namely:-

1. (1) This Order may be called the Andhra Pradesh Civil Courts Act, 1972(Andhra Pradesh Act No.19 of 1972) (Telangana Adaptation) Order, 2014.
(2) It shall come into force with effect from 01.01.2015.

2. For the purpose of this Order and the Act adapted herein, the expression “the State” shall have the meaning and area as specified in section 3 of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014.

3. In the Andhra Pradesh Civil Courts Act, 1972 (A.P.Act.No. 19 of 1972),-

(1) in section 1,-

(a) in sub-section (1), for the words “Andhra Pradesh”, the word “Telangana” shall be substituted;

(b) in sub-section (2), for the words “Andhra Pradesh”, the word “Telangana” shall be substituted;

(2) in section 2,-

(a) in clause (b), for the words “State Government;”, the words “State Government of Telangana;”, shall be substituted;

(b) in clause (c), for the words “High Court of Andhra Pradesh;”, the words “High Court of Judicature at
Hyderabad;” shall be substituted;

(c) in clause (d), for the words “Andhra Pradesh Gazette,”, the words “Telangana Gazette,” shall be substituted.

(3) in section 5,-

(a) in sub-section (1), for the words “ which exceeds rupees ten lakhs.” the words “ which exceeds rupees fifteen lakhs.”, shall be substituted;

(b) in sub-section (2), for the words “which exceeds rupees one lakh but does not exceed rupees ten lakhs.”, the words “which exceeds rupees three lakhs but does not exceed rupees fifteen lakhs.”,shall be substituted;

(c) in sub-section (3), for the words “which does not not exceed rupees one lakh.”, the words “which does not exceed rupees three lakhs.” shall be substituted.

(4) in section 16,-

(a) in sub-section (1), for the words “which exceeds rupees ten lakhs.”, the words “ which exceeds rupees fifteen lakhs.” Shall be substituted;

(b) in sub – section (2), for the words “which exceeds rupees one lakh but does not exceed rupees ten lakhs.”, the words “which exceeds rupees three lakhs but does not exceed rupees fifteen lakhs.” shall be substituted;

(c) in sub-section (3), for the words “which does not exceed rupees one lakh.”, the words “which does not exceed rupees three lakhs.” shall be substituted.

(5) in section 21-A, for the expression “whether before or after the commencement of the Andhra Pradesh Civil Courts (Amendment) Act, 1980,”,
the expression “on or after formation of the State of Telangana,” shall be substituted.
(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF TELANGANA)

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