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    Can fast track courts entertain any application irrespective of civil or criminal subject matters?


    Want to know if a fast track court will entertain an application irrespective of if it is a civil one or a criminal one? Get expert answers to this query here.

    I would like to ask about fast track courts - whether these courts entertain any application irrespective of criminal and civil cases.
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    Fast-track courts were set up in 2000 to accelerate the delivery of justice and reduce pendency in courtsThe Eleventh Finance Commission recommended the creation of 1734 Fast Track Courts (FTCs) in the country for disposal of long pending cases in Sessions courts and other courts. The FTCs were established to expeditiously dispose of long pending cases in the Sessions Courts and long pending cases of under trial prisoners. The term of the Fast Track Courts which were recommended by the Eleventh Finance Commission ended on 31st March, 2005.

    Yes special fast track courts can entertain any application irrespective of criminal and civil cases.


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