S A Bobde also said that although the coronavirus pandemic has posed challenges in access to justice, it has paved the way for modernising courtrooms.
The 14-year-old girl, in her plea, has stated that she was raped by her cousin leading to an unwanted pregnancy. She approached the apex court seeking permission to terminate her 26-week pregnancy.
The provision has been made in the supplementary demands of the law and judiciary department tabled in the state Legislature on Monday.
President Ram Nath Kovind, today, signed a warrant appointing Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde as the next Chief Justice of India.