APPEARANCE AND NON-APPEARANCE OF PARTIES (Order 9)

INTRODUCTION Appearance and non-appearance of the parties decide in whose interest the case will be determined. In a civil suit, the mere non-appearance of a party on the date given before the court on the date on which the case will be heard will have an adverse effect on the party. Therefore it is the duty of the parties to be present in the court of law. In situations of non-appearance of any of the parties to the suit, the judgment will be in favor of the party appearing in…