TN Lawyer seeks establishment of National Court of Appeal to hear certain appeals from High Courts; SC issues notice in PIL

Murali Krishnan February 28 2014

The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Centre in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Puducherry-based lawyer V Vasanthakumar seeking, amongst other things, the establishment of a National Court of Appeal with regional Benches.

According to this report, a Division Bench comprising Chief Justice P Sathasivam and Justice Ranjan Gogoi issued notice observing that the issue raised by the Petitioner is of a “positive nature”.

The Petitioner has sought the consideration and implementation of the suggestions of the Supreme Court . . .

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