How to Modernise the Working of Courts and Tribunals in India
Ila Patnaik (),
Ajay Shah (),
Ashok Pal Singh and
Working Papers from eSocialSciences
Indian courts are clogged with large backlogs. Part of the reason for the problem is that cases take a very long time to move through the courts. It slows progress of court cases is harmful for the Indian democracy and economy. It suggests that part of the reason for the backlog is the poor administrative support available to judges. Following several Supreme Court judgements, it proposes that a separate organisation. The Indian Courts and Tribunals Services, ICTS) be set up to facilitate administrative functions. Care needs to be taken while designing ICTS to ensure the protection of judicial independence. The functions of ICTS would also involve a reengineering of the business processes of the courts to take full advantage of modern technology.
Keywords: eSS; courts; tribunal; indian courts; court cases; Indian democracy; economy; poor administrative support; Supreme Court Judgments; Indian Courts and Tribunals Services (ICTS) (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Note: Institutional Papers
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (2) Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
http://www.esocialsciences.org/Download/repecDownl ... AId=13028&fref=repec
Working Paper: How to Modernise the Working of Courts and Tribunals in India (2019)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:13028
Access Statistics for this paper
More papers in Working Papers from eSocialSciences
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Padma Prakash ().