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Supreme Court Not In Favour Of Opening Separate Bench Outside Delhi: Centre

Top Court Not In Favour Of Opening Separate Bench Outside Delhi, Said Centre.

New Delhi:

The concept of opening a separate bench of the highest courtroom exterior Delhi has not discovered favour with the Supreme Court of India, the federal government knowledgeable Parliament on Wednesday.

In a written reply to a query within the Lok Sabha, Union Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad mentioned representations had been acquired once in a while from varied quarters for institution of Supreme Court benches in varied elements of the nation.

“The Law Commission, in its 229th Report, had additionally steered {that a} Constitution Bench be arrange at Delhi and 4 cassation benches be arrange within the northern area at Delhi, the southern area at Chennai/Hyderabad, the jap area at Kolkata and the western area at Mumbai.

“The concept of a separate Bench of Supreme Court exterior Delhi has not discovered favour with the Supreme Court of India,” he mentioned.

The minister was requested whether or not the federal government had acquired any proposal from attorneys’ associations to open a Supreme Court bench in Chennai for the comfort of the folks of the southern states and to cut back money and time on litigation.

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