Listing of Regular Matters

Listing of Regular Matters in India Listing of Regular Matters in Constitutional Issues In the framework of Listing of Cases , the Supreme Court of India´s “Handbook of Information” provides the following content in relation to listing of regular matters: unless otherwise directed, regular matters included in the weekly list are listed in the following … Read more

Statutory Appeal

Statutory Appeal Statutory Appeals in Constitutional Issues Note: see the entry on Statutory Appeals in this Indian legal encyclopedia for background information and more details. In the framework of Jurisdiction of the Court , the Supreme Court of India´s “Handbook of Information” provides the following content in relation to statutory appeals: Section 35L of the … Read more

Restatement of Indian Law

The Restatement of law seeks to identify and remove the ambiguities surrounding the legal principles, and clarify the law for its better adaptation to the needs of society. THE RESENTMENT of law seeks to identify and remove the ambiguities surrounding the legal principles, and clarify the […]

Removal of Judges

Removal of Judges in India The Act covering the removal of a Supreme Court or High Court is governed by Articles 124 (4) and (5) and 217 (1) (b) and 218 of the Constitution on the ground of proven misbehaviour or incapacity. But at the same time the Constitution of India has not given a […]

Subordinate Courts

Subordinate Courts in India The subordinate courts, at the level of districts and lower, have almost similar structure all over the country. They deal with civil and criminal cases in accordance with their respective jurisdictions and administer the Code of Civil Procedure and the Code of […]

Courts

Courts of India the Courts of India comprise the Supreme Court of India, High Courts, District Court, Sessions Courts and several other courts. The Indian law system is discussed in details in Part V, Chapter IV of the Indian Constitution. The Supreme Court of India is the highest authority […]

Bombay High Court

Bombay High Court in India One of the oldest High Courts in the country is the Bombay High Court. Its contract was issued on June 26, 1862 and was inaugurated in the same year on August 14. Apart from the Bombay Bench, it also has benches at Panaji, Nagpur and Aurangabad. It can also hear the […]

Laws in Andhra Pradesh

Laws in Andhra Pradesh in India The Andhra Pradesh Farmers Agricultural Debtor (Moratorium) Act, 2004 The Andhra Pradesh Value Added Sales Tax Act, 2004 The Hyderabad (Metropolitan Area) Police Act, 2004 The Andhra Pradesh State Commission for Schedule Castes and Scheduled […]

Contempt of Court

Contempt of Court in India A sensitive and controversial issue is that of the power of the courts to punish for their contempt. Articles 129 and 215 of the Constitution provide for the Supreme Court and the High Courts being courts of record and having all the powers of such courts including […]

Legal Education

Legal Education in India The National Knowledge Commission (NKC), which was constituted in 2005 as a high-level advisory body to the Prime Minister of India, stated that legal education should … prepare professionals equipped to meet the new challenges and dimensions of […]