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Implement Building Panel Report, Madras HC Tells Government

The Bench said neither was there any reason why the report of the building committee should not be implemented nor had any satisfactory reason to the contrary been given to the court.

Published: 12th March 2016 07:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th March 2016 07:41 PM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has directed the government to implement within six months, the report of the High Court Building Committee to hand over to the Judicial department the land and buildings of Pudukkottai district court campus known as 'Public Office Campus' for a combined district court campus.

The first Bench of Chief Justice SK Kaul and Justice MM Sundresh issued the directive while passing orders on a PIL from the Pudukottai Bar Association, filed by its secretary V Arumugam last week. 

The Bench said neither was there any reason why the report of the building committee should not be implemented nor had any satisfactory reason to the contrary been given to the court.

Earlier, when the matter came up, the Bench after perusing the report of the Building Committee said that as adequate court space was essential for the administration of justice, an appropriate stand was required to be taken by the Government.

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