Courts in IndoreLaw and order of a city are the key issues in its administration. Since the pre independence days, India’s judicial system has undergone tremendous changes under the various rulers who reigned over the country. Almost every part of the country had its own legislative and judicial laws. In Madhya Pradesh or Malwa region of that time, Muslim laws framed by its ancient Arab rulers were quite prevalent before the advent of Marathas and later British in this part.
Courts in Indore
Post independence period witnessed the shift of judicial system of this region from Nagpur to cities like Jabalpur with Madhya Pradesh High Court, and Indore and Gwalior having permanent bench of this High Court. After constitution of Madhya Bharat the entire judiciary was reframed as per the judicial system adopted in British Provinces where civil cases and criminal cases were handled by different courts.
In 1956, when Madhya Pradesh was constituted, seat of High Court was shifted to Jabalpur, but Indore being the most significant part of this region, was retained with a judicial bench with other district courts, civil courts and sessions courts.
High Court Bench in IndoreBy the Presidential notification of 1968, a permanent bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court was established at Indore along with Gwalior.
It is the second largest judicial bench in state with 13 revenue districts under it. In fact, the entire Malwa and Nimar region came under the jurisdiction of High Court bench at Indore. It includes districts like:
Court of District and Sessions Judge in IndoreIndore city is also the permanent seat for District and Sessions judges. As such, it has the authority to solve all session cases under territorial jurisdiction of sessions division. It also has powers to hear all appeals and revisions under criminal procedure codes and it enjoys jurisdiction in all civil cases exceeding Rs. 10000 in value.
Any appeal against the judgment of civil judges under this court is also entertained by this district court itself and it also has authority in handling cases coming under special acts.