August 12, 2022


Let'S Talk Law

CJI hails Goa’s Uniform Civil Code, claims intellectuals should really see how justice system operates in condition

Main Justice of India SA Bobde praised Goa’s civil legislation procedure, saying the state adopted the type of Uniform Civil Code that was envisaged by the structure framers.

Speaking at the inauguration of the new substantial courtroom creating in Goa on Saturday, the CJI said, “Goa has what the constitutional framers envisaged for India- a Uniform Civil Code, and I have experienced the excellent privilege of administering justice beneath that code. It applies in marriage and successions, governing all Goans, irrespective of religious affiliation.”

On tutorial talk about the Uniform Civil Code, the CJI reported, “I would request all people intellectuals to simply occur right here and watch the administration of justice to know what it turns out to be.”

The CJI spoke about the historical past of Goa, heading again to the early medieval period of time of the rule of the Kadamba Dynasty which relied on the historic Indian Smriti technique for administration of Justice, to the Portuguese process of civil law trials under an inquisitorial process, to demonstrate the abundant heritage of the authorized program.

Praising the judges and legal professionals who have worked in Goa, Justice Bobde stated courts in Goa have “made major contributions to the development of law” in India.

Justice Bobde also praised the technological systems that had been set in the new court docket elaborate in Panjim, as he pointed out the use of solar panels, rainwater harvesting, inexperienced roof and other programs for electrical power efficiency and environmental protection.

He also said the Covid-19 pandemic, when it experienced negatively impacted administration of justice, had permitted time for modernisation of court infrastructure.

“I see a pattern of acquiring more compact courtrooms in the long run simply because of Ravi Shanker Prasad’s ministry. The e-submitting and the details, which can be contained is going to just take away the require for several storage rooms and a lot of rooms which are needed for storing paper,” explained the CJI.

With Justice Bobde established to retire in April, he requested his nominated successor Justice NV Ramana and the Regulation Minister, to consider the pending proposal for modernisation and enlargement of the Bombay Higher Court creating.

The celebration was attended by Regulation Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Goa CM Pramod Sawant, Supreme Court docket Justices.

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