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

New Delhi:

The concept of opening a different bench of the leading court outside Delhi has actually not discovered favour with the Supreme Court of India, the federal government notified Parliament on Wednesday.

In a written reply to a concern in the Lok Sabha, Union Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad stated representations were gotten from time to time from different quarters for facility of Supreme Court benches in different parts of the nation.

” The Law Commission, in its 229th Report, had actually likewise recommended that a Constitution Bench be established at Delhi and 4 cassation benches be established in the northern area at Delhi, the southern area at Chennai/Hyderabad, the eastern area at Kolkata and the western area at Mumbai.

” The concept of a different Bench of Supreme Court outside Delhi has actually not discovered favour with the Supreme Court of India,” he stated.

The minister was asked whether the federal government had actually gotten any proposition from attorneys’ associations to open a Supreme Court bench in Chennai for the benefit of individuals of the southern states and to lower money and time on lawsuits.

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