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Tibetan Local Justice Commissions Get New Appellation

December 17, 2010

TibetNet
Monday, 13 December 2010

DHARAMSHALA: The office of the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission has changed the appellation of two local justice commissions located in the northern and southern region in India.

The 'Tibetan Local Justice Commission, Northern Dehradun Region' has been replaced with 'Tibetan Local Justice Commission (Northern Region)'. While the 'Tibetan Local Justice Commission, Southern Bylakuppe Region' has been changed to 'Tibetan Local Justice Commission (Southern Region)'.

The new appellation were issued under the provision for local justice commissions established on the basis of their location and scope of jurisdiction as enshrined in article 28 of the code of judiciary.

The Local Justice Commission (Southern Region) established on 1 May 2001, covers 11 places (Tibetan settlements in Southern India) under its jurisdiction; and the one in Northern Region which was established on 9 November 2001, covers 21 places (Tibetan settlements in Northern India) under its jurisdiction, with one Local Justice Commissioners each.
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