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'Judges not to be allowed to delay verdicts'
what do you think about our judicial system ?

Asked by cartoon network, 03 Mar '10 11:11 am
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Exactly ... a justice delayed is justice denied ...... A poor judicial system is a major reason for Indias low global rankings. In India, the current ratio of judges to population is 12 to one million, compared to 107 judges in the US, 75 in Canada, and 51 in the UK. In March 2006, there were only three vacancies in the Supreme Court, 131 in the high courts and 644 in the lower courts. In February 2006, 33,635 cases were pending in the Supreme Court with 26 judges; 3,341,040 cases in the high courts with 670 judges; and 25,306,458 cases in 13,204 sub-ordinate courts.And at the current rate of disposal, it would take another 350 years to dispose off the pending cases if no other cases are added to the list.

The survey said that bribing is the best means to get things done. The survey estimates such bribes at around Rs 630 crore per year. This money is given in the following proportions: lawyers get 61 per cent, court officials get 29 per cent, judges get 5 per cent; and middlemen get ...more
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 03 Mar '10 12:32 pm

 
  
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Judges would not be allowed to delay judgements beyond three months after conclusion of arguments, according to a proposed law which lays downs standards and accountability for members of the higher judiciary.

The draft Judicial Standards and Accountability Bill, 2010 prepared by the law ministry aims at laying down judicial standards and establishing a mechanism to deal with complaints of 'misbehaviour' or 'incapacity' of a judge of the Supreme Court or high court.

The bill also proposes to make provisions for declaration of assets and liabilities of judges.

The draft bill is yet to be placed before the Union Cabinet for approval. Once cleared, it is likely to be tabled before the Parliament in the ongoing Budget session.

The proposed law expects judges not to delay delivering a judgement beyond a three-month timeframe after conclusion of arguments.

According to the draft bill, the members of the higher judiciary should have no bias in judicial work or judgements on the ...more
Answered by Cartoon Network, 03 Mar '10 11:12 am

 
  
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Should it happen, a Great Service to Mankind!!!!!
Answered by Siachen, 03 Mar '10 11:13 am

 
  
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