Caveat Petition under Civil Procedure Code
Key points of caveat petition
The court cannot pass any order without informing the caveator
It saves the right of the caveator to be heard before the court of law
The limitation period of a caveator petition is 3 months (90 days).
The court is liable to inform the caveator if any e civil petition has been filed against him related to the matter given under the petition.
Any order or judgment passed by the court against the caveator without information will become unenforceable by law.
It is important for the caveator to send a copy of the caveat petition to the opposite party through the registered post.
After the expiry of 90 days, the court is not binding to inform the caveator.
The caveator can file a fresh petition after the expiry period of 90 days.
The caveat petition cannot be filed against criminal proceedings for writ petition under Article 226 of the constitution of India.