City Civil and Sessions Court

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City Civil and Sessions Courts located inside Madras High Court Campust, in two blocks - Main and Annexe Buildings. Some of the CIty Civil Courts courts are located at Singaravelar Maligai, George Town, Chennai-1; and District and Session Court for Exclusive Trial of Bomb Blast Cases located at Karayanchavadi, Poonamallee, Chennai.

The jurisdiction of the City Civil Court is fixed under the Madras City Civil Court Act, 1892. The territorial jurisdiction of the City Civil Court extends over the whole of the City of Chennai.  By the Tamil Nadu Civil Courts and the Chennai CIty Courts (Amendment) Act of 2010, the Tamil Nadu Civil Courts Act, 1873 and the Chennai City Civil Court Act, 1892 were amended, revising the pecuniary jurisdiction of the Assistant Judge to an upper limit of Rs.10.00 lakhs and that of Principal Judge of City Civil Court to awards exceeding Rs.10.00 lakhs but not exceeding Rs.25.00 lakhs. The cases where value exceeds Rs.25.00 lakhs, have to be instituted in the Principal Seat of High Court at Madras.The City Civil Court is also functioning as the Sessions Court for the Chennai Sessions Division.

The Court is presided over by the Principal Judge along with 21 Additional/Special Judges in the cadre of District Judges and 18 Judges in the cadre of Civil Judges (Senior Division) alongwith a Registrar who is in-charge of the Administration. Besides that, 4 Ad Hoc Courts for Recording Evidence also functioning presided by Retired District Judges. Of these 6 Additional Judges are specificlly handling cases related CBI and are supported by separete administration.

List of courts and the Judicial Officers presiding the courts are shown below:

 

CITY CIVIL COURT, HIGH COURT CAMPUS, CHENNAI-104
  Thiru/Tmt/Selvi Designation
1

Dr.G.Jayachandran, M.A,M.L,Ph.d,

Principal Judge.

Principal Judge
2

V.Charuhasini (FAC),

District Judge.

I Additional Judge
3

V.Charuhasini,

District Judge.

II Additional Judge 
4

S.Arulmurugan,

District Judge.

III Additional Judge 
5

M.Shanthi,

District Judge.

IV Additional Judge
6

V. Charuhasini (FAC),

District Judge.

V Additional Judge (TADA)
7

J.A.Kokila,

District Judge.

VI Additional Judge
8

K.Dhanasekaran,

District Judge.

VII Additional Judge
9

A.Kanthakumar,

District Judge.

VIII Additional Judge (Special Court for CBI Cases)
10

S.Kannammal,

District Judge.

IX Additional Judge (Special Court for CBI Cases)
11

N. Vasanthaleela (FAC),

District Judge.

 @ X Additional Judge (Special Court for Prevention of Corruption Act)
12

K.Venkatasamy,

District Judge.

 @ XI Additional Judge (Special Court for CBI Cases)
13

S. Jawahar,

District Judge.

XII Additional Judge (Special Court for CBI Cases)
14

S.Jawahar (FAC),

District Judge.

XIII Additional Judge (Special Court for CBI Cases)
15

S.Jawahar (FAC),

District Judge.

XIV Additional Judge (Special Court for CBI Cases)
16

N. Vasanthaleela,

District Judge.

 @ XV Additional Judge, (FTC-I)
17

M. Gomathinayagam (FAC),

District Judge.

 @ XVI Additional Judge, (FTC-II)
18

M.Gomathinayagam,

District Judge.

 @ XVII Additional Judge, (FTC-III)
19

J. Shanthi,

District Judge.

 @ XVIII Additional Judge, (FTC-IV)
20

J. Shanthi (FAC),

District Judge.

 @ XIX Additional Judge, (FTC-V)
21

P.Murugan,

District Judge.

 & District and Sessions Judge (Sessions Court for exclusive trial of Bomb Blast Cases)
22

R.Kalaimathi,

District Judge.

Sessions Judge (Mahalir Neethimandram / Mahila Court) 
23

R. Navamurthy,

Senior Civil Judge

I Assistant Judge 
24

K.Ganesan, (FAC)

Senior Civil Judge

II Assistant Judge 
25

R.K.P.Tamilarasi (FAC),

Senior Civil Judge

III Assistant Judge 
26

M.Elangovan,

Senior Civil Judge

IV Assistant Judge 
27

R.Sathya,

Senior Civil Judge

V Assistant Judge 
28

R.K.P.Tamilarasi,

Senior Civil Judge

VI Assistant Judge 
29

G.T.Ambika,

Senior Civil Judge

VII Assistant Judge 
30

K.Ravi,

Senior Civil Judge

VIII Assistant Judge 
31

R.Govindarajan,

Senior Civil Judge

IX Assistant Judge 
32

K.Ganesan,

Senior Civil Judge

X Assistant Judge 
33

Daniel Haridoss,

Senior Civil Judge

XI Assistant Judge 
34

K.S.Jayamangalam,

Senior Civil Judge

XII Assistant Judge 
35

G.Shanthi,

Senior Civil Judge

XIII Assistant Judge 
36

S.Abdul Mallik,

Senior Civil Judge.

XIV Assistant Judge 
37

S. Ganapathisamy,

Senior Civil Judge.

XV Assistant Judge 
38

G.M.Vasanthi,

Senior Civil Judge.

XVI Assistant Judge 
39

K.Vijaya,

Senior Civil Judge.

XVII Assistant Judge 
40

K.Vijaya, (FAC)

Senior Civil Judge.

XVIII Assistant Judge 
41

M. Rajalakshmi,

Retired District Judge.

Ad hoc Judge-I (Recording Evidence)
42

M.P. Jaganathan,

Retired District Judge.

Ad hoc Judge-II (Recording Evidence)
43

K. Paramaraj,

Retired District Judge.

Ad hoc Judge-III (Recording Evidence)
44

P. Murugaiah,

Retired District Judge.

Ad hoc Judge-IV (Recording Evidence)
45

S.P.Rishiroshan,

Civil Judge.

Registrar
@ Functioning at Singaravelar Maligai, George Town, Chennai-600 001
 & Functioning at Karayanchavadi, Poonamallee, Chennai-600 056.

 

 

 

 

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