Judicial System in India: A brief Overview
The current judicial system in India owes its origin to English Common Law, which came to India with the British East India Company. Though Indian Judicial system is unique in itself, but because of TRIPS Agreement and other International Agreements,
to which India is a party the substantive rights of the parties under the Intellectual Property (“IP”) regime of the country is at par with the rest of the world.
Source of Law:
Sources of law for Indian Judicial System can be broadly classified into two categories. The first being the statues and legislations passed by the Parliament and State Legislatures.
The Rules, Regulations and bye-laws issued by Executives is also included in this category only. The second category being the Judicial precedents laid down by the Supreme Court and High Courts in India, which is binding upon all the subordinate Courts and Tribunals within the territory of India.
For more information about judicial system in India please write to us at: