Difference between a Decree and an Order (India) – Answered!
In the second place, a second appeal lies to the High Court in the case of decree if there is some substantial question of law involved therein. No second appeal lies at all in the case of orders.
In the third place, a decree in an adjudication which conclusively determines the rights of the parties with regards to all or any of the matters in controversy; an order may or may not finally determine the right of the parties.
In the fourth place, a decree originates from a suit commenced by presentation of a plaint. An order may not necessarily originate from a suit; it generally arises from a proceeding commenced on an application.
And. lastly, a decree may be preliminary or final, but there is no such difference in an order.