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HIGH COURTS IN INDIA, LIST OF HIGH COURTS

  • Each state has a High Court.
  • It is the highest judicial organ of the state.
  • However, there cab we a common high Court like Punjab, Haryana & Union territory of Chandigarh. Presently there are 24 high courts in India.
  • Consists of chief justice & other such judge as appointed by the president.
  • The Constitution, unlike in the case of the Supreme Court, does not fix any maximum number of judge for a High Court.
  • (Allahabad High Court has 37 Judges while J&K High Court has only 5).
  • A Judge of high court be transferred to another High Court without his consent by the president.
  • In this, the chief justice of India is also consulted.
  • The opinion provided by him shall have primacy and is binding on the president.

High court of india pdf -High Courts of India List All States 2016

High court of india pdf -High Courts of India List All States 2016

Appointment of High Court Judge:

Every Judge of a Court is appointed by the president.In making appointment as High Court Judge, President can consult the Chief Justice of India , the Governor of the State and also the Chief and also the Chief Justice of that High Court

A Judge of the High Court can hold office until the age of 62 years. A High Court Judge can leave his office:

  1. By resignation in writing addressed to the president.
  2. By being appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court or being transferred to any other High Court by the president.
  3. By removal by the president.
  4. The Mode of removal of a Judge of the High Court is same as that of Judge of the Supreme Court.

The qualifications for being a Judge of the High Court are:

  • Be citizen of India. Not above 62 year of age.
  • Must have held for at least 10 year a judicial office or experience of at least 10 years as advocate in a High Court in India.
  • Salaries and allowances of the high court Judges are charged on the consolidated fund of the State .
  • After retirement a permanent Judge of High Court can not plead or act in a Court of before any authority in India, expect the Supreme Court and a High Court in which he has not worked.

Here is a list of High Courts in India with their establishment date and working region.

Name Establishment year Territorial Jurisdiction Seat
Bombay 1862 Maharastra, Dadar, & Nagar Haveli. Goa, Daman  Diu
Kolkata 1862 West Bengal, Andman & Nicobar Islands Kolkata ( Bench of port Blair)
Madras 1862 Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry Chennai
Allahabad 1866 Utter Pradesh Allahabad (Bench at Lucknow)
Karnataka 1884 Karnataka Bangalore
Patna 1916 Bihar Patna
Jammu & Kashmir 1928 Jammu & Kashmir Sri Nagar & Jammu
Guwahati 1948 Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh Guwahati (Bench at Kohima,
Orissa 1948 Orissa Cuttack
Rajasthan 1949 Rajasthan Jodhpur ( Bench – Jaipur)
Andhra Pradesh 1954 Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad
Madhya Pradesh 1956 Madhya Pradesh Jabalpur (Bench –Indore , Gwalior)
Kerala 1958 Kerala & Lakshadweep Ernakulam
Gujarat 1960 Gujarat Ahmedabad
Delhi 1966 Delhi Delhi
Himachal Pradesh 1966 Himachal Pradesh Shimla
Punjab & Haryana 1975 Punjab, Haryana , Chandigarh Chandigarh
Sikkim 1975 Sikkim Gangtok
Chhattisgarh 2000 Chhattisgarh Bilaspur
Uttarakhand 2000 Uttarakhand Nainital
Jharkhand 2000 Jharkhand Ranchi
Tripura 2013 Tripura Agartala
Manipur 2013 Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya 2013 Meghalaya

 

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