Annexure C

(1)Establishment and compliance with quickest possible time standards given need to comply with due process of law and within existing constraints within which courts function;

(2) Lowest cost to the state and to litigants for securing justice; most efficient procedures and processes with minimal demands being made for the time or effort of litigants and others involved with litigation (what economists call “transaction costs”);

(3) Minimum time to be spent by litigants and officials in attending court;

(1)Compliance with established time standards;

(2) Number of judicial hours and court hours spent for disposal of cases; Efficiency in use of resources; productivity;

(3) cost per case to state; litigants;

(4) Assessment of extent of compliance with/ execution of orders of the court.

(5) Court date predictability and certainty

 

 

Restatement of Values Of Judicial Life

 

Whereas by a resolution passed in the Chief Justices’ Conference held at New Delhi on September 18-19, 1992, it was resolved that it is desirable to restate the pre-existing and universally accepted norms, guidelines and conventions reflecting the high values of judicial life to be followed by Judges during their tenure of office:

 

And Whereas the Chief Justice of India was further requested by that Resolution to constitute a Committee for preparing the draft restatement to be circulated to the Chief Justice of the High Courts for discussion with their colleagues, which was duly circulated on 21.11.1993;

 

And Whereas suggestions have been received from the Chief Justice for the High Commission after discussion with their colleagues;

 

And whereas the Committee has been reconstituted by the Chef Justice of India on April 7, 1997, to finalise the |’Restatement of Values Of Judicial Life’ After taking note of the draft Restatement of Values Of Judicial Life prepared by a committee appointed pursuant to the Resolution passed in the Chief Justices’ Conference 1992 and placed before the Chief Justices’ Conference in 1993;

 

And Whereas such a Committee constituted by the Chief Justice of India has prepared a draft restatement after taking into consideration the views received from various High Courts to the draft which circulated to them;

 

Now, Therefore, on the consideration of the views of the High Courts on the draft, the restatement of the pre-existing and universally accepted norms, guidelines and conventions called ‘RESTATEMENT OF VALUES OF JUDICIAL LIFE’ to serve as a guide to be observed by Judges, essential for an independent , strong and respected judiciary, indispensable in the impartial administration of justice, as redrafted has been considered in the Full Court Meeting of the Supreme Court of India on May 7, 1997 and has been adopted for due observance.

 

Restatement of Values Of Judicial Life

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