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Hi friends today we will discuss the important difference between set off and counterclaim.

Set off and Counterclaim distinction:-

The distinction between a set off and counterclaim is very

important and that's why it must be considered:-

1. Set of is defined under rule 6 order 8 of CPC whereas, Counterclaim

is defined or explained under rule 6A-6G of order 8,

2. Set off is two kinds, 1. Legal set off and 2. Equitable set off whereas, counterclaim has

no such classification or kinds,

3. Set off is a statutory defence to a plaintiff's action , whereas counterclaim is SEARCH THIS BLOG

substantially across action,

4. Set off must be for same transactions or it must be for an ascertained sum whereas a

counter claim need not arise out of same transaction, RECENT


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