Consider the following statements:

  1. Munsiff courts have both civil and criminal jurisdiction
  2. An appeal against decision of the Munsiff court can be filed directly before High Court

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] 2 Only

First statement is incorrect because a munsiff court deals with civil cases and not with criminal cases. Second statement is correct.

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