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Madras High Court
Sawmi Chetty vs The Corporation Of Madras on 31 October, 1912
Equivalent citations: 18 Ind Cas 271
Author: S Aiyar
Bench: S Aiyar

ORDER Sadasiva Aiyar, J.

1. The question whether a moneylender comes within the expression "dealers of every description" in class III of the Vth Schedule to the City Municipal Act, is a question of law and the Magistrates were under Section 176 of the Act bound to have referred that question to the High Court on the application of petitioner (who was the appellant before them).

2. Their order refusing to make the reference is set aside and they, are directed to make the reference.