JUDICIAL COMMISSIONERS' COURTS (DECLARATION AS HIGH COURTS) ACT, 1950
[Act, No. 15 of 1950]
[10th March, 1950]
An Act to declare certain Judicial Commissioners' Courts to be High Courts for certain purposes of the Constitution.
BE it enacted by Parliament as follows: -
Section 1. Short title and commencement
(1) This Act may be called The Judicial Commissioners' Courts (Declaration as High Courts) Act, 1950.
(2) It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 26th day of January, 1950.
Section 2. Definition
In this Act, "article" means an article of the Constitution.
Section 3. Declaration of certain Courts as High Courts for certain purposes
The Courts of the Judicial Commissioners for1[***], Manipur and Tripura (each of which is hereafter referred to as a Judicial Commissioner's Court) is hereby declared to be a High Court for the purposes of Articles 132, 133 and 134].
|1. The words 'Himachal Pradesh' omitted by Delhi High Court Act, 1966 (Act 26 of 1966) w.e.f 01.05.1967.|
Section 4. Appeals to the Supreme Court not to be barred on ground of judgment, etc., being of a single Judge
An appeal shall lie to the Supreme Court under the provisions of Article 133 from any judgment, decree or final order of a Judicial Commissioner's Court notwithstanding that such judgment, decree or final order is that of a single Judge.
Section 5. Appeals to lie to the Supreme Court from judgment, decree, etc., whether passed or made before or after the commencement of the Act
Subject to any rules made under Article 145 or any other law as to the time within which appeals to the Supreme Court are to be altered, an appeal shall lie to that Court from a judgment, decree or final order of a Judicial Commissioners Court, under the provisions of Article 132 or Article 133, or from a judgment, final order or sentence of such Court under the provisions of Article 134 whether such judgment, decree, final order or sentence, as the case may be, was passed or made before or after the commencement of this Act.
Section 6. Exception and modification subject to which the provisions of Chapter V of Part VI of the Constitution apply to the Judicial Commissioner's Courts
The provisions of Chapter V of Part VI of the Constitution shall, in their application to a Judicial Commissioners Court, have effect subject to the following exceptions and modifications, namely: -
(a) the provisions of Articles 216, 217, 218, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 230 and 231 shall not apply;
(b) references in Article 219, in the proviso to clause (3) of Article 227 and in Article 229 to the Governor shall be construed as references to the administrator of the Union territory in relation to which that Court exercises jurisdiction.
Judicial Administration Laws (Repeal) Act 2001
THE JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION LAWS (REPEAL) ACT, 2001
[Act, No. 22 of 2001]
[29th August, 2001]
An act to repeal the Civil Courts Amins Act, 1856 and certain other enactments.
Be it enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-second Year of the Republic of India as follows:--
1. Short title
This Act may be called the Judicial Administration Laws (Repeal) Act, 2001.
The enactments specified in the Schedule are hereby repealed.
(See section 2)
repeal of enactments
Subject or short title
The Civil Courts Amins Act, 1856.
The Bombay High Court (Letters Patent) Act, 1866.
The Unclaimed Deposits Act, 1866.
The Acting Judges Act, 1867.
The Procedure of the High Court for Uttar Pradesh.
The Unclaimed Deposits Act, 1870.
The Presidency Magistrates (Court-fees) Act, 1877.
The Punjab Courts (Supplementing) Act, 1919.
The Federal Court Act, 1937.
The Federal Court (Enlargement of Jurisdiction) Act, 1947.
Constituent Assembly Act V
The Abolition of Privy Council Jurisdiction Act, 1949,
Rajasthan Ord. XV
The Rajasthan High Court Ordinance, 1949.
The Judicial Commissioners' Courts (Declaration as High Courts)Act, 1950.
The Bhopal and Vindhya Pradesh (Courts) Act, 1950.
The Mysore High Court (Extension of Jurisdiction to Coorg) Act, 1952.
The Manipur Court-fees (Amendment and Validation) Act, 1953.
The Goa, Daman and Diu Judicial Commissioner's Court (Declaration as High Court) Act, 1964.