Pending Cases Fall In Supreme Court, High Courts But Rise In Lower Courts

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Pending Cases Fall In Supreme Court, High Courts But Rise In Lower Courts

The excessive courts have a scarcity of 413 judges as on September 1

New Delhi:  The variety of pending circumstances within the Supreme Court docket and the 24 excessive courts has fallen within the final three years, nevertheless it has seen an upward swing within the decrease judiciary, legislation ministry knowledge reveals. In keeping with figures compiled by the ministry, the highest courtroom had 62,791 pending circumstances on the finish of 2014. The figures fell to 59,272 in December 2015.On the finish of 2016, the variety of circumstances left within the Supreme Court docket rose to 62,537. The ministry stated based on newest knowledge offered by the Supreme Court docket, as on July 17, 2017, the pending circumstances have been pegged at 58,438. These embrace 48,772 civil and 9,666 prison circumstances.

Related is the case with the 24 excessive courts of the nation the place pending circumstances have been pegged at 41.52 lakh on the finish of 2014. In December, 2015, the variety of pending case fell to 38.70 lakh.

On the finish of 2016, the circumstances rose to 40.15 lakh, however have been lower than the variety of pending circumstances in 2014. In subordinate courts — thought-about the spine of the nation’s justice supply system — the variety of pending circumstances has gone up within the final three years.

Whereas pending circumstances in 2014 have been recorded at 2.64 crore, they went as much as 2.70 crore in 2015. In December 2016, pending circumstances went as much as 2.74 crore.

The excessive courts have a scarcity of 413 judges as on September 1. Whereas the accepted energy is 1,079, these are working with 666 judges. The decrease courts with an accepted energy of some 20,000 judicial officers are wanting four,937, legislation ministry knowledge confirmed.
 

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