The Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Act, 2015
Chapter II: Constitution of Commercial Courts, Commercial Divisions and Commercial Appellate Divisions
3. Constitution of Commercial Courts.
1. The State Government, may after consultation with the concerned High Court, by notification, constitute such number of Commercial Courts at District level, as it may deem necessary for the purpose of exercising the jurisdiction and powers conferred on those Courts under this Act:
Provided that no Commercial Court shall be constituted for the territory over which the High Court has ordinary original civil jurisdiction.
2. The State Government shall, after consultation with the concerned High Court specify, by notification, the local limits of the area to which the jurisdiction of a Commercial Court shall extend and may, from time to time, increase, reduce or alter such limits.
3. The State Government shall, with the concurrence of the Chief Justice of the High Court appoint one or more persons having experience in dealing with commercial disputes to be the Judge or Judges, of a Commercial Court, from amongst the cadre of Higher Judicial Service in the State.