Section 153B Code of Civil Procedure, Section 153B of CPC
153B. Place of trial to be deemed to be open Court.—The place in which any Civil Court is held for the purpose of trying any suit shall be deemed to be an open Court, to which the public generally may have access so far as the same can conveniently contain them:
Provided that the presiding Judge may, if he thinks fit, order at any stage of any inquiry into or trial of any particular case, that the public generally, or any particular person, shall not have access to, or be or remain in, the room or building used by the Court.
1. Ins. by Act 104 of 1976. s. 51 (w.e.f. 1-2-1977).