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Indian judiciary and fast track courts.
Indian judiciary and fast track courts.
Indian judiciary and fast track courts.
Indian judiciary and fast track courts.
Indian judiciary and fast track courts.
Indian judiciary and fast track courts.
Indian judiciary and fast track courts.
Indian judiciary and fast track courts.
Indian judiciary and fast track courts.
Indian judiciary and fast track courts.
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  • BEST BAKERY CASE: THE WORST EXAMPLE OF FAST TRACK INJUSTICE
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    • 1. Atif Imam NIIT UNIVERSITY B.Tech(1st Year) CSE
    • 2. Indian Judicial System The three-tiered system of Indian judiciary comprises of Supreme Court.  High Courts standing at the head of state judicial system.  District and Sessions courts in the judicial districts into which the states are divided.  The lower rung of the system then comprises of courts of civil & criminal jurisdiction. 
    • 3. The Supreme Court  Highest judicial forum and final court of appeal.  The Supreme court has the power of Constitutional review.  Established : 28 January 1950  Location :New Delhi  Decisions are appealed to President of India for Clemency/Commutation of sentence  Judge term length : 65 years of age  Number of positions : 31 (30+1)  Judges at the time of inauguration : Chief Justice Harilal J. Kania Justice Saiyid Fazl Ali Justice M. Patanjali Sastri Justice S. R. Das
    • 4. The Supreme Court  The proceedings of the Supreme Court are conducted in English only.  Judges of Supreme Court used to be appointed by the President of India.  The Registry of the Supreme Court is headed by the Registrar General.  Three types of Advocates: SENIOR ADVOCATES, ADVOCATESON-RECORD & OTHER ADVOCATES .
    • 5. The High Courts        Supreme judicial authority at the State level. There are currently 24 High Courts in India. The High Courts are generally the last court of regular appeal. High Courts can be approached for enforcement of other rights. It has the power to supervise the subordinate courts falling within its territorial jurisdiction. The High Courts are Courts of Record. The High Courts also exercises original jurisdiction under the Companies Act.
    • 6. The Subordinate Courts  They are under the administrative control of the High Court of the State.  Their jurisdiction is confined to the districts they are responsible for.  The Subordinate Courts are: 1. District Courts 2. Sessions Court  The decisions of the District Courts are of course subject to the appellate jurisdiction of the High Courts.
    • 7. Fast Track Courts  A category of special courts within a Judiciary or Court System that have exclusive jurisdiction over an area of law.  Introduced in April 2001.  The services of retired judges were availed of to man these courts.  First instance (trial) and/or Appellate Courts.
    • 8. NEED FOR FAST TRACK COURTS  Aimed at clearing the massive backlog in court cases.  Expected to substantially reduce the number of undertrials in jails.  Speedy trial as a fundamental right.  Rely on improved Case Management Systems and Court business processes.  A demonstration of the judiciary’s commitment to end sexual and gender based violence.
    • 9. Advantages of Fast Track Court  Alleviation of the general or ordinary caseload burden/decongestion of ordinary courts.  Promotes specialization and professionalization.  Enhances Judicial efficiency and effectiveness.  High case disposal rate, expeditious trials and appeals.  Assures consistency and predictability.
    • 10. Disadvantages of Fast Track Courts  Lead to Judicial isolation.  Fast-track courts doesn’t do full justice in many cases.  Narrow subject matter and lowers professional stature of Judges  Offers non comprehensive remedy.  Exhorbitant and high costs.
    • 11. Thank You!

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