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The Judiciary Demo

The Judiciary Demo

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The Judiciary: A Pillar of Indian Democracy

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Set up more fast-track courts; Frequent setting of Lok Adalats; Set up an All-India Judicial Service similar to that of the Indian Administrative Service; All courts should use digital technology and be converted into “e-courts” for speedier delivery of justice (India has its first paperless e-court in the High Court of Delhi); The provision for summary trials, plea bargaining, compounding procedure code to be utilized more frequently; Setting up of new courts and the appointment of retired honest judges on a contractual basis; Shift-working of courts; Setting up of more specialized courts/tribunals; and Setting up of circuitbenches not only of the state high courts, but also of the Supreme Court of India.

.. The system of Lok Adalats is an improvement and is based on the principles of Mahatma Gandhi. Labour Disputes etc. District Authority. High Court Legal Services Committee. social activists. whereby mock courts (called Lok Adalats) are held by the State Authority. It roughly means "People's court". Land Disputes. The Lok Adalats can deal with all Civil Cases. These are usually presided over by retired judges. India has had a long history of resolving disputes through the mediation of village elders. or Taluk Legal Services Committee. Lok Adalat is a non-adversarial system. or other members of the legal profession. Partition/Property Disputes.Lok Adalat is a system of alternative dispute resolution developed in India. and compoundable criminal Cases. Supreme Court Legal Services Committee. They are held periodically for exercising such jurisdiction as they determine. Matrimonial Disputes.

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