15 October 2020
Whether parties to a suit can produce any new witness at any stage of evidence. Whether any procedure is to be followed in arraying new witness and filing of his chief affidavit. ? Whether there is any time limit is prescribed for it as per civil procedure code 1908?
17 October 2020
Though both plaintiff and defendant have to submit list of witnesses u/ o 16 of cpc within 15 days of settlement of issues but if any witness whose name has not been mentioned in the list and the witness is material for just and proper decision of case in such a situation court has inherent power u/s 151 of cpc to allow such witness for examination before closure of evidence.