Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the National Capital Territory of Delhi in the Forty-Eighth year of the Republic of India as follows :-
Short title, and 1. (1) This Act may be called the Punjab Courts commencement (Delhi Amendment) Act, 1997.
(2) It shall come into force on such date as may be notified in the Official Gazette by the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi in this behalf.
Amendment of Punjab In the Punjab Courts Act 1918 (Punjab Act No. 6 of Courts Act, 1918 1918) as extended to the National Capital Territory (Punjab Act No.6 of 1918) of Delhi, after section 21 the following new section 21-A shall be inserted, namely :-
21 A - Assignment of The High Court or the District Judge may assign to
function of the District an Additional District Judge any of the functions of
Judge to Additional the District Judge including the functions of
District Judge. receiving and registering cases and appeals, which but for such assignment of functions, could be instituted in the Court of the District Judge, and in the discharge of those functions the Additional District judge shall notwithstanding anything contained in the Act, exercise the same powers as the District Judge.
* i) Introduced on 18-3-1997
ii) Passed on 19-3-1997
iii) Assented on 03-04-1997
iv) Published in the