Amina Bharatram, Family Courts, and when a High Court becomes a “district court” [Read judgment]

On December 23 last year, Chief Justice G Rohini of the Delhi High Court issued a set of directions stating that the High Court Registry would no longer be accepting matters falling under the Explanation to Ss. 7 (1) and 8 of the Family Courts Act.

So why have these matters been excluded from the original jurisdiction of the Delhi High Court? This is a direct result of the not-so-recent judgment in Amina Bharatram decided by Justices S . . .

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