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JurisdictionThe State Government of Sikkim vide notification no. 54(103)Home/93/38 dated 5th July, 1994 divided the whole of Sikkim in two Sessions Divisions, one for East and North Districts and the other for South & West Districts of Sikkim with their headquarters at Gangtok. The first Sessions Judge (South & West) was appointed vide notification no. 22/HCS dated 19th July, 1994.Read more...
The local jurisdiction of the District & Sessions Judge (South) and District & Sessions Judge (West) covers the whole of South and West revenue districts of Sikkim respectively. He/She exercises all or any of his/her powers within his/her local jurisdiction as per the provisions laid down in the Cr. P.C, 1973 (as amended till date).
Local Jurisdiction in relation to a Court or a Judge or a Magistrate means the local area within which the Court or the Judge or the Magistrate may exercise all or any of its or his powers under the Code of Criminal Procedures and such local area may comprise the whole of the State or any part of the state, as the State Government may, by notification, specify. [Under Section 2(j) Cr. P.C. , 1973 (as amended till date)]
- Acts & Laws
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Old Laws of Sikkim !
The online Court Calendar displays the annual Calendar with marked holidays and details of holidays too !!!.
Office Timings : 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
District & Sessions Court (S/W)
Address : District Courts Complex, P.O. & P.S. Namchi, South Sikkim.
Phone#: 03595-264356 || Fax#: 03595-264358
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- BAR Association
- More..GUIDELINESCOURT FEESPlaints in civil suits or civil appealsAs per the Sikkim Court Fees and Stamps on Documents (Amendment) Act, 2013 (as amended till date):- Schedule (A)- Value of stamp/fees chargeable against the "Plaints in Civil Suits or Civil Appeals" is shown in the table below:1. Rs.1.00 lakh to Rs.3.00 lakhs - 1.00%2. Rs.3.00 lakhs to Rs.6.00 lakhs - 1.25%3. Rs.6.00 lakhs to Rs.10.00 lakhs - 1.50%4. Rs.10.00 lakhs to Rs.15.00 lakhs - 1.75%5. Rs.15.00 lakhs to Rs.25.00 lakhs - 2.00%6. Rs.25.00 lakhs to Rs.40.00 lakhs - 2.25%7. Rs.40.00 lakhs to Rs.60.00 lakhs - 2.50%8. Rs.60.00 lakhs to Rs.1.00 crore - 2.75%9. Rs.1.00 crore and above - 3.00%Successions Certificate2% on the amount or value of any debt or security specified in the certificate under section 8 of the Act, and 3% on the amount or value of any debt or security to which the certificate is extended under section 10 of the Act. [As per the Court Fees Act, 1870 (as amended till date)]