Legal Section

Introduction

The Legal section of JMC assists& advice the Corporation in all Legal matters. The Legal issues received from all sections of JMC are examined by this section & legal opinion is also tendered as & when required. This section also makes all necessary arrangements for conduct of court cases pertaining to Hon’ble Supreme Court, National Green Tribunal, Hon’ble High Court, J&K Special Tribunal & all other Sub-ordinate courts wherein the interest of the Corporation/State is involved. The Legal section over all monitors the court cases of JMC, assists the Standing Counsels of JMC before different courts for filing Writ Petitions, Objections & also filing of Appeals before the Next Higher Forums.

Functions & Duties:
  • This Section assists,advice & monitors the JMC in all legal matters.
  • Drafts W.P, Objections & Appeals before the Next Higher Forums.
  • Provides Legal opinion as & when required.
  • Monitors the court cases before different forums i.eHon’ble Supreme Court, NGT, Hon’ble High court, J&K Special Tribunal & all other Sub-ordinate courts.
  • Assists the Standing Counsels of JMC before different courts.
  • Assists the Commissioner during the hearing of 1st Appeals under RTI Act.
Achievements for this year:

Total No. of W.P/Suits filed = 30

Total No. of Objection filed.
Hon’ble S.C & NGT = 02
Hon’ble High Court = 19
J&K Special Tribunal = 81
Other Subordinate Courts = 25

Cases Disposed off.
Hon’ble High Court = 7
J&K Special Tribunal = 135
Other Subordinate Courts = 4

Total Number of RTI applications Disposed of : 369

Total Number of 1st Appeals under RTI Act Disposed of:115