Category Archives: Civil Procedure

Law Notes – Civil Procedure

Res Sub Judice

Introduction Section 10 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 deals with the principle of res sub judice. The principle bars the trial of a subsequent suit in which the matter in issue is directly and substantially in issue in a previously instituted suit between the same parties and the court before which the previously instituted suit is… Read More »

Distinction between Procedural and Substantive Law

The substantive law is that which defines the “rights” while procedural law determines “the remedies”. This article discusses the distinction between procedural and substantial Law. Introduction Law has to play an important role in the administration of Justice. It has a dual role to play in the attainment of justice. Firstly, it determines those rights the breach of… Read More »