Steps to ensure speedy disposal of cases: Moily

Union Minister for Law and Justice Veerappa Moily has said that more fast track courts would be set up to ensure that no case was pending for more than one year.

Thiruvananthapuram: Union Minister for Law and
Justice Veerappa Moily has said that more fast track courts would be set up to ensure that no case was pending for more than one year.

Centre plans a national ligitation policy to reduce the
pendency of cases in various courts, Moily said while
delivering the 19th Sree Chithira Thiruval Memorial Lecture
on `globalisation and legal reforms` organised by the Sree
Chithira Thirunal Samskara Samithi here last evening.
Setting up of commercial benches in high courts to deal with
cases involving more than Rs.Five crore. This would help to
dispose of such cases within a year, he said.

Referring to the state demand for a high court bench in state
capital, Moily said state should first set up infrastructure
for the bench.

`If the state government takes initiative, high court bench
in Thiruvananthapuram will become a reality`, he said.
It has also planned to improve the quality of law education,
he said adding Centre had decided to set up 14 new law school
universities and five regional research and training
institutes for the faculty of the law schools, he added.

PTI