India should formulate a similar scheme for setting up Fast Track Courts of Magistrates in each State, as recommended by the previous Conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices held on 11.03.2006. Similar views were expressed by Hon’ble Mr. Justice B. N. Agrawal, Judge, Supreme Court of India, on 01.08.2007 at the Lecture Series organized by the Supreme Court Bar Association.48 Recently speaking at a function, the Chief Justice of India suggested setting up of separate courts to deal with dishonour of cheque case under section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act to improve liquidity.49
5.3 In which is
this era of globalization and affecting almost all economies
rapid technological developments, and presenting new challenges and
opportunities, judiciary cannot afford to lag behind and has to be fully prepared to meet the challenges of the age. It is heartening to note that use of information and communication technology in judiciary is growing despite various constraints. Day-to-day management of courts at all levels
can be simplified and improved through availability of case-law and meeting Congestion in court complex can also be electronic dissemination of information. The
use of technology including administrative requirements. substantially reduced through objectives that can be achieved
of judicial administration and reduction of cost.50
(2007) 6 SCC J-1.
Supra note 4.
Supra note 47.
Increase in the number of judicial officers will have to be
rooms. The the existing
accompanied by proportionate increase in the number of existing court buildings are grossly inadequate to meet