The Supreme Court docket on Tuesday mentioned that frivolous instances being filed earlier than it are consuming most of its time, making the establishment dysfunctional and delaying issues of nationwide significance.
The remarks of the particular bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and MR Shah got here whereas listening to an utility associated to a client dispute.
The bench mentioned that the matter has already been disposed of and remaining order handed however the petitioner has come up once more with an utility on a petty difficulty.
We can not cross one other order in an already disposed of matter. We shouldn’t be listening to you. Truly, that is how the Supreme Court docket is turning into dysfunctional. Judges must spend their necessary time to undergo these information earlier than the beginning of the day, Justice Chandrachud mentioned.
He mentioned that judges ought to have the ability to spend time on issues of nationwide significance, that are severe issues.
At present, after we have been going by listed instances, we discovered that 95 per cent of the instances are frivolous. Yesterday, I needed to finalise the order within the suo motu matter on COVID-19 administration, which is a matter of nationwide significance however couldn’t add it as a result of I needed to undergo the information listed for at the moment, he mentioned.
The bench which refused to entertain the appliance mentioned, “Frivolous issues are making the establishment dysfunctional. These issues waste necessary time of the court docket, which might have been spent on severe issues, pan-India issues.”
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