Daman and Diu Civil Courts (Amendment) Regulation, 2019

Daman and Diu Civil Courts (Amendment) Regulation, 2019

Question: Recently, under which Article, the Union Cabinet has promulgated the Daman and Diu Civil Courts (Amendment) Regulation, 2019 and Dadra Nagar Haveli (Civil Courts and Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Regulation 2019?
(a) U/A 239 A
(b) U/A 240
(c) U/A 243
(d) U/A 245
Answer :(b)
Related facts:

  • On 13th March 2019, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister has approved Promulgation of the Daman and Diu Civil Courts (Amendment) Regulation, 2019 and the Dadra and Nagar Haveli (Civil Courts and Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Regulation, 2019 under Article 240 of the Constitution.
  • This move will be helpful in bringing uniformity in Judicial Service; it will also help overcome the difficulties being faced by the litigants in travelling to Mumbai for filing appeals due to existing limited pecuniary jurisdiction.
  • The enhanced pecuniary jurisdiction will accelerate the justice delivery system and will make it easier for litigants without having to travel outside the Union Territory.
  • Under Article 240, President is empowered to make regulation for the peace, progress and good government of the Union Territory of (a) Andaman and Nicobar (b) Lakshadweep (c) Dadra and Nagar Haveli (d) Daman and Diu (e) Pondicherry.

Links:
https://www.scconline.com/blog/post/2019/03/13/promulgation-of-i-daman-and-diu-civil-courts-amendment-regulation-2019-ii-the-dadra-and-nagar-haveli-civil-courts-and-miscellaneous-provisions-amendment-regulation-2019/ https://www.advocatekhoj.com/library/bareacts/constitutionofindia/240.php?Title=Constitution%20of%20India,%201949&STitle=Power%20of%20President%20to%20make%20regulations%20for%20certain%20Union%20territories&Title=Constitution%20of%20India,%201949&STitle=Power%20of%20President%20to%20make%20regulations%20for%20certain%20Union%20territories

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