Road map for judicial reforms to be ready by Sept 30: Moily

Veerappa Moily

A national consultation meeting would be held on August 22 and 23 at the National Judicial Academy in Bhopal, where the "final shape" of the judicial reforms, including legal education, would be evolved, Moily told reporters here.

Members of Judiciary, jury and government besides Vice-Chancellors of certain law schools would attend the meeting, the minister said.

He said the Government was working out a process for speedy disposal of a large number of pending cases by making use of technologies like ICT, Internet, modernisation and computerisation.
Though High Courts have to inform about vacancy of judges with in six months of it, in many cases there had been delay, the minister said.
"High Court judges...currently there are 275 vacancies. Out of these, we have received 45 proposals (informing about the vacancies) but others (proposals) are yet to come," he said.

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