The decision was taken in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
According to the Cabinet, the promulgations will bring uniformity in the judicial services. It will also help overcome the difficulties being faced by the litigants in travelling to Mumbai for filing appeals due to the existing limited pecuniary jurisdiction. Don’t seek votes in Sabarimala temple’s name: EC
“Enhanced pecuniary jurisdiction will accelerate the justice delivery system, besides making access easier for litigants without having to travel outside the Union Territory (UT),” a government statement said.