Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Affidavit in Support of the Petition / Plaint / Complaint



SHORT TITLE

AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT OF THE PETITION / PLAINT / COMPLAINT
                       

I, …… Adult,   aged about  ………, Indian Inhabitant of Mumbai / authorized signatory, residing at …………  / do hereby solemnly affirm and say as under –

  1. I say that I am fully conversant with the facts of the present Petition / Complaint / Plaint and I am therefore able to depose to the same. I have filed the above Petition / Complaint / Suit, seeking prayers more particularly mentioned in the Petition / Complaint / Plaint.

  1. I, for the sake of brevity, repeat and reiterate each and every statement, submissions and contentions made in the Petition / Complaint / Plaint as if the same are specifically set out herein and form part and parcel of this affidavit. I affirm and verify the correctness of the each and every statement, submissions and contentions as set out in the Petition / Complaint / Plaint.

  1. I say that if the reliefs as prayed for in the Petition / Complaint / Plaint are not granted, would cause great harm, loss and prejudice to the Petitioner / Complainant / Plaintiffs. In the circumstances, the reliefs as prayed for in the Petition / Complaint / Suit be granted and the Petition / Complaint / Suit be made absolute with costs.

  1. In Criminal Complaints, Section 297 of CrPC stipulates that Affidavits shall be confined to, and shall state separately, such facts as the deponent is able to prove from his own knowledge and such facts as he has reasonable ground to believe to be true, and in the latter case, the deponent shall clearly state the grounds of such belief. Therefore, the Affidavit in support in Criminal Complaints shall clearly state the grounds for belief for those facts which the Complainant has “reasonable grounds to believe”.



Petitioner / Complainant / Plaintiffs

VERIFICATION
I, ________________the abovenamed Petitioner / Plaintiff No. ___ do hereby verify the contents of what is stated in the aforesaid paragraphs ___ to ____ are true and correct to my knowledge and I believe it to be true and correct; and nothing stated herein is false and nothing has been concealed.  


(Solemnly affirmed at Mumbai)
This       day of           20               )
Deponent

Identified / Interpreted / Explained
By me


_____________
Advocate for the ……

Before me

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