Courts in BijnorBijnor, being the district headquarters, operates the district magistrate court. The city runs a bar association which is a union of lawyers in the city to do legal service for Bijnor people. E-court is a new project formulated by the state government of Uttar Pradesh to publish the entire court proceedings on web and make it available to the Bijnor public at free of cost, this dynamic project is still under implementation and an efficient team of NIC of India and the Bijnor district court officials works for the completeness of the E-court.
Bijnor Magistrate Court
The district magistrate court is in Bijnor city; the magistrate courts takes up the criminal cases as the session’s court, the magistrate court act as a sub-ordinate court under the district and the session’s court. The magistrate court officials are appointed directly by the high court. The magistrate court may be a first class or second class magistrate court. The first class magistrate court is the second lowest criminal court whereas the second class magistrate court is the lowest ranked criminal court in India.
Magistrates Court Address: Judgee Campus Road, Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh- 246701
Chief Judicial Magistrate
One of the judicial magistrates at the first class magistrate court is considered as the Chief judicial magistrate, who is appointed directly by the high court. The chief judicial magistrate also acts as a sub ordinate for the judge of the session’s court. All the judicial magistrates act as a sub ordinates for the chief judicial magistrate. The high court also appoints one of the judicial magistrates in the first or second class magistrate court as the additional chief judicial magistrate, who also enjoys all the power awarded to the chief judicial magistrate. CJM is the Court of Judicial Magistrate which was established by the state government of Uttar Pradesh in accordance with the high court.
Upper C J M Court Address: MDR 93W, Ram Bagh, Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh -246701
District Bar Association in Bijnor
Bijnor district is divided as five sub divisions Sadar, Chandpur, Dhampur, Nagina, Najibabad on which any first class judicial magistrate can be appointed as the sub-division judicial magistrate. The sub division judicial magistrate oversees the entire judicial magistrate in the allotted sub division. The first class judicial magistrate can sentence on a criminal case up to three years of imprisonment and fine up to five thousand rupees whereas the second class judicial magistrate can sentence imprisonment one year and fine up to five thousand rupees. On need bases special judicial magistrate for either first or second class magistrate court is appointed by the high court whose work term will be less than a year. The district bar association is a professional body of advocates who were guilty to maintain the legal jurisdiction in Bijnor.
District Bar Association: Judgee Campus Road, Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh 246701
The E-court is a project introduced by the state government in 2007 in Bijnor. The primary aim of E-court is to file case, allotting case, registering case details, recording the workflow of the case, case orders and the case judgements. The recorded details are displayed on the web so that the case related lawyers and public can freely access the case information on web. The national informatics centre – NIC is responsible for the implementation of the E-court project. The Bijnor district judge is responsible at the district level implementation of the project while the NIC takes in charge of the web site posting, hard ware, software installation and other technical issues. This project is under the implementation with the supervision of the special committee. The project is monitored on each step by the department of justice. The high court appoints the central project coordinators to look after the implementation work of the E-court project.