Report No. 163
1.6. Attempts made in the past.-
The Commission has made a number of recommendations in its earlier reports for speedy disposal of cases and with a view to tackling the mounting arrears pending in various courts in the country. The relevant reports are as under:
(i) 14th report on "Reform of Judicial Administration".
(ii) 27th report on "Code of Civil Procedure, 1908".
(iii) 54th report on "Code of Civil Procedure, 1908".
(iv) 55th report on "Rate of interest after decree and interest on costs under sections 34 and 35 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908".
(v) 56th report on "Notice of Suit required under certain Statutory Provisions".
(vi) 58th report on "Structure and Jurisdiction of the Higher Judiciary".
(vii) 77th report on "Delay and arrears in trial Courts".
(viii) 79th report on "Delay and arrears in High Court and Other Appellate Courts".
(ix) 99th report on "Oral and Written arguments in the Higher Courts".
(x) 114th report on "Gram Nyayalaya".
(xi) 124th report on "The High Court Arrears - A Fresh Look".
(xii) 125th report on "The Supreme Court - A Fresh Look".
(xiii) 128th report on "Cost of Litigation".
(xiv) 129th report on "Urban Litigation - Mediation as Alternative to Adjudication".
(xv) 136th report on "Conflicts in High Court Decisions on Central Laws -How to Foreclose and How to Resolve".
(xvi) 139th report on "Urgent Need to Amend Order XXI, rule 32(2), Code of Civil Procedure to Remove an anomaly which nullifies the Benevolent Intention of the Legislature and occasions injustice to Judgment-Debtors sought to be benefited".
(xvii) 140th report on "Need to amend Order V, rule 19A of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, relating to service of summons of registered post with a view to foreclosing likely injustice".
(xviii) 144th report on "Conflicting Judicial Decisions pertaining to the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908".
(xix) 155th report on "Suggesting some amendments to the Code of Civil Procedure (Act No. V of 1908)".