Can a farmer be denied access to court in dispute arising out of farm laws?The Government of India has brought in three farm laws in 2020. The said intention of the Government to bring these laws is to improve the conditions of the farmers in the country. In these farm laws, the Government included a clause that prevents the farmers and any other person from approaching the civil courts in case a dispute arises due to the farm laws. The dispute has to be referred to the Sub- Divisional Authority. If the decision is not acceptable, the aggrieved party has to approach the District Collector who himself may take up the case or pass it on to an appellate authority formed by him. The decision is final and no civil court shall have jurisdiction over such cases. No suit is permissible against the Central Government, the State Governments, its officers, and any other person who acts in good faith.
The farmer is denied his constitutional right to approach a court of law if a dispute arises with the private party with whom he will be dealing in case of selling his produce or contract farming-related problems.
Is it not a violation of Constitutional rights? I am not very clear in my expression but this is the general interpretation as a layman. Members, give your unbiased opinions in this matter.