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Author : Mugundhan

Posted On 15 September 2010 at 11:43

Dear Experts, is there any ruling or direction by the Supreme court or High Courts to Subordinate Courts that cases involving senior citizens, should be disposed of expeditiously. Thank you.


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Expert : pawan sharma

Posted On 15 September 2010 at 14:25

speedy trial is a part of fair trial under Article-21 of our constitution. so it is part of F.Rs.

Expert : s.subramanian

Posted On 15 September 2010 at 20:12

Only under the directions of the Supreme court and that of the several High courts made in number of judgments rendered by them the senior citizens are accorded the priority in the disposal of cases by the subordinate courts.


Posted On 15 September 2010 at 20:42

There are so many directions that it looses imporatance.

Expert : V.T.Venkataram

Posted On 16 September 2010 at 02:20

According to the website of the Apex court

(vi) Priority Listing of certain matters : Cases of certain categories such as

(i) cases of accused in jail,

(ii) cases of senior citizens,

(iii) cases of out of job persons,

(iv) cases under Prevention of Corruption Act,

(v) Matrimonial Cases,

(vi) group matters,

(vii) cases required to be heard by 3-Judges Bench

The Bombay High Court has decided that preference should be given to cases where either of the parties involved in the court matter has attained the age of 60 years and above.



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