Gram Nyayalayas Act, 2008
Chapter II: Gram Nyayalaya
3. Establishment of Gram Nyayalayas. –
1. For the purpose of exercising the jurisdiction and powers conferred on a Gram Nyayalaya by this Act, the State Government, after consultation with the High Court, may, by notification, establish one or more Gram Nyayalayas for every Panchayat at intermediate level or a group of contiguous Panchayats at intermediate level in a district or where there is no Panchayat at intermediate level in any State, for a group of contiguous Gram Panchayats.
2. The State Government shall, after consultation with the High Court, specify, by notification, the local limits of the area to which the jurisdiction of a Gram Nyayalaya shall extend and may, at any time, increase, reduce or alter such limits.
3. The Gram Nyayalayas established under sub-section (1) shall be in addition to the courts established under any other law for the time being in force.