With certain exceptions reserved for the provincial court (such as insolvency, ownership of immovable property and divorce), the native high court exercises jurisdiction when all parties to the suit are natives; it also has jurisdiction when the complainant is not a native, but all other parties to the suit are natives.
There were no court costs incurred by the successful complainant.
Criminal jurisdiction in cases in which either the complainant or the defendant is a European, or American, or a government servant, or a British subject not a native of a Shan State, is withdrawn from the chiefs and vested in the superintendents and assistant superintendents.
The complainant alleged that the alcohol type, which the complainant believed to be " Spirit ", was in small insignificant print.
We noted the complainant's assertion that he had made his initial inquiry two days after the ad appeared.