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  •          During the British era Hamirpur was part of princely state of Kangra before independence and was made a part of the Punjab state after independence. In 1966 during reformation of states it was made a part of Himachal Pradesh while being the part of District Kangra.

     

    On 1st September 1972 Hamirpur was declared a district and Kangra civil & Sessions Division was bifurcated into two Sessions Divisions that is Kangra at Dharamshala and Una , Hamirpur at Una.

     

    In 1985, Civil & Sessions Division at Una was bifurcated and Civil & Sessions Division ,Hamirpur came into existence. Prior to the creation of Civil & Sessions Division, Hamirpur cases pertaining to Hamirpur district were being decided by District and Sessions Judge , Una by holding Circuit Court at Hamirpur.
     

    At the time when Hamirpur was part of Civil & Sessions Division Kangra at Dharamshala there was only one court of Sub-Judge 1st Class here . On creation of District Hamirpur the said court of Sub-Judge 1st Class was converted into Court of Senior Sub-Judge-cum-Chief Judicial Magistrate Hamirpur in January  1976.
     

    Thereafter as many as four Courts of Sub-Judges were created at Hamirpur,  The requisite details of which is as under:-

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      Sr. No.

      Court Name

      Year Of Creation

      1.

      Judge (Senior Division) -cum-Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, Court No.I, Hamirpur

      1990-91

      2.

      Civil Judge (Junior Division) -cum-Judicial Magistrate 1st Class, Court No. II ,Hamirpur

      1981-82

      3.

      Civil Judge (Junior Division) -cum-Judicial Magistrate 1st Class, Court No. III ,Hamirpur

      2003-04

      4.

      Civil Judge (Junior Division) -cum-Judicial Magistrate, Court No. IV ,Hamirpur

      2007-08

      5.

      Fast Track Court, Hamirpur

      2003


       

    • At present the number of courts within Hamirpur Civil & Sessions Division is nine as shown below.


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      Sr. No.

      Name Of Court

      1.

      District and Sessions Judge, Hamirpur

      2.

      Addl. District and Sessions Judge, Hamirpur

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      Civil Judge (Sr. Division)-cum- Chief Judicial Magistrate , Hamirpur

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      Judge (Sr. Division) -cum-Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, Court No.I, Hamirpur

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      Civil Judge (Jr. Division)-cum-Judicial Magistrate 1st Class, Court No. II ,Hamirpur

      6.

      Civil Judge (Jr. Division)-cum-Judicial Magistrate 1st Class, Court No. III, Hamirpur

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      Civil Judge (Jr. Division)-cum-Judicial Magistrate, Court No. IV, Hamirpur

      8.

      Civil Judge (Sr. Division)-cum-Mobile Trafic Magistrate, Hamirpur

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      Civil Judge (Jr. Division) -cum-Judicial Magistrate 1st Class, Naudaun,Hamirpur

      10. Civil Judge (Jr. Division) -cum-Judicial Magistrate 1st Class, Badsar, Hamirpur


       

       

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