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only help him as the memory of the witnesses is likely to be blurred by the passage of time. …

In the trial of criminal cases a Judge should be a little more active and he can contribute to a great extent in preventing the delay in the administration of justice. On many occasions the Sessions Judges adjourn the cases for long period and the delay is thus caused and many witnesses who would have supported the prosecution case lose interest in the case and often forget the ethical duty cast on them.

In most of the cases, the blame for delay in administration of criminal

justice system is put at the door of congested with petty cases and many

the courts. legislations

Courts are over are being enacted

which result in filing Inclusion of additional

of large forms of

number of cases before the courts. crime, for example, Section 138 cases

under Penal

the Negotiable Instruments Code, contributed a large

Act or Section 498A number of cases in

in the Indian the criminal

courts. Some of the (Prevention) Act, have

new come

legislations like, Domestic Violence up which contribute some more cases to

the criminal courts. To deal with these additional number of courts, we do not

types have

of cases we do not have additional infrastructure.

In many States sufficient budgetary provisions are not improving the infrastructure of the subordinate courts, additional improvement of existing courts, court complexes.

made for including

We require modernization and computerization of our criminal justice system. In many States courts are functioning from rented places. The


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