Article 48: Revision / Paragraph 4
- Paragraph 1
An application for revision of a judgment may be made to the Court only when it is based upon discovery of a new fact of such nature as to be a decisive factor, which fact was, when the judgment was given, unknown to the Court and also to the party claiming revision, provided that such ignorance was not due to negligence.
- Paragraph 2
The proceedings for revision shall be opened by a ruling of the Court expressly recording the existence of the new fact, recognizing that it has such a character as to lay the case open to revision, and declaring the revision admissible on this ground.
- Paragraph 3
The Court may require prior compliance with the terms of the judgment before it admits proceedings in revision.
- Paragraph 4
The application for revision shall be made within six (6) months of the discovery of the new fact.
- Paragraph 5
No application may be made after the lapse of ten (10) years from the date of the judgment.
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