This content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.Existing Users Log InUsername or EmailPassword Remember Me Forgot password? Click here to resetNew User? Click here to register Post navigation Leave to defend–Refusal of–Where leave to defend the leave refused in a summary suit, the consequences of passing a decree cannot be avoided. Leave to defend–Refusal of–Where an appeal lies under Section 96 of the Code, ordinarily an application under Article 227 of the Constitution would not be maintainable. Partition–Appellants purchased property from other co-sharer; entitled to be impleaded as necessary party. Decree–Partition–Preliminary decree passed in the absence of necessary party cannot stand.