11. Res judicata.

11. Res judicata. No Court shall try any suit or issue in which the matter directly and substantially in issue has been directly and substantially in issue in a former suit between the same parties, or between parties under whom they or any of them claim, litigating under…

12. Bar to further suit.

12. Bar to further suit. Where a plaintiff is precluded by rules from instituting a further suit in respect of any particular cause of action, he shall not be entitled to institute a suit in respect of such cause of action in any Court to which this Code…

13. When foreign judgment not conclusive.

13. When foreign judgment not conclusive. A foreign judgment shall be conclusive as to any matter thereby directly adjudicated upon between the same parties or between parties under whom they or any of them claim litigating under the same title except- (a) where it has not been pronounced…

14. Presumption as to foreign judgments.

14. Presumption as to foreign judgments. The Court shall presume upon the production of any document purporting to be a certified copy of a foreign judgment that such judgment was pronounced by a Court of competent jurisdiction, unless the contrary appears on the record; but such presumption may…

15. Court in which suits to be instituted.

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16. Suits to be instituted where subject-matter situate.

16. Suits to be instituted where subject-matter situate. Subject to the pecuniary or other limitations prescribed by any law, suits- (a) for the recovery of immovable property with or without rent or profits, (b) for the partition of immovable property, (c) for foreclosure, sale or redemption in the…

17. Suits for immovable property situate within jurisdiction of different Courts.

17. Suits for immovable property situate within jurisdiction of different Courts. Where a suit is to obtain relief respecting, or compensation for wrong to, immovable property situate within the jurisdiction of different Court, the suit may be instituted in any Court within the local limits of whose jurisdiction…

18. Place of institution of suit where local limits of jurisdiction of Courts are uncertain.

18. Place of institution of suit where local limits of jurisdiction of Courts are uncertain. (1) Where it is alleged to be uncertain within the local limits of the jurisdiction of which of two or more Courts any immovable property is situate, any one of those Courts may,…

19. Suits for compensation for wrongs to person or movables.

19. Suits for compensation for wrongs to person or movables. Where a suit is for compensation for wrong done to the person or to movable property, if the wrong was done within the local limits of the jurisdiction of one Court and the defendant resides, or carries on…

20. Other suits to be instituted where defendants reside or cause of action arises

20. Other suits to be instituted where defendants reside or cause of action arises. Subject to the limitations aforesaid, every suit shall be instituted in Court within the local limits of whose jurisdiction- (a) the defendant, or each of the defendants where there are more than one, at…