Everything to know about Decree

Introduction: In a civil suit, the judgment is the concluding part that determines the rights and liabilities of both parties. Every judgment then is followed by a decree which is known as the ‘operative part’ of such judgment. In U.K., there is a difference between the judgment and decree which now has lost relevance, but in India, the distinction is still intact, and the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908[1] (hereinafter referred to as ‘CPC’) recognizes such a difference and governs both the judgment and decree under its ambit. So, now…