IN RE SUBORDINATE COURTS IN THE STATE OF MEGHALAYA Vs. STATE OF MEGHALAYA
LAWS(MEGH)-2020-2-11
HIGH COURT OF MEGHALAYA
Decided on February 04,2020

In Re Subordinate Courts In The State Of Meghalaya Appellant
VERSUS
STATE OF MEGHALAYA Respondents

JUDGEMENT

Mohammad Rafiq,CJ, - (1.) The Registrar General of this Court has filed a report in compliance with the order of this Court dated 03-12-2019 giving the details about the availability of court buildings in different districts of the State as on 31-12-2019, as regards to the following: - 1. Availability of Court buildings. 2. Status of ongoing construction of the Court buildings. 3. Availability of Judicial Officers' quarters. 4. Status of ongoing construction of Judicial Officers' quarters.
(2.) The Registrar General should file a further compliance report giving the particulars of (i) the duly sanctioned Courts of all the districts with reference to their status, (ii) Court wise availability of buildings, the details about whether apart from the court hall, there is sufficient accommodation for the staff (iii) the members of the bar, bar association building and chambers (iv) the number of toilets for staff, litigants and members of the bar and whether there exist separate toilets for male and female visitors (v) whether there is availability of litigant hall/shed (vi) size of the land allotted for the Court premises (vii) number of residential quarters in different districts with reference to status of Judicial Officers, namely, Grade-I, Grade-II and Grade-III and the extent of shortfall (viii) number of staff quarters of the Judicial Courts, if any, (ix) the aforesaid details may also be provided with regard to the Court building in Shillong. Such compliance report to be filed within two weeks.
(3.) Looking into the importance of the matter, as the matter pertains to creation of infrastructure of the Courts throughout the State of Meghalaya, we request learned Advocate General to appear in this case and assist the Court.;


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