Delhi is divided into Six Judicial Districts and each district has a District Court . These courts strive to provide access and services to all Court Users in a Fair, Consistent and Timely Manner. They are committed to resolving civil, family, criminal and other matters fairly and efficiently, in accordance with law. The are also responsible for effectively allocating resources to implement the mandates of the Legislature, Supreme Court of India and Delhi High Court.
The High Court of Delhi was established on 31st October, 1966. In view of the importance of Delhi, its population and other considerations, Parliament thought it necessary to establish a new High Court of Delhi. This was achieved by enacting the Delhi High Court Act, 1966 on 5th September, 1966. The High Court of Delhi was established with four Judges. They were Chief Justice K.S.Hegde, Justice I.D.Dua, Justice H.R.Khanna and Justice S.K.Kapur. The sanctioned strength of Judges of this High Court increased from time to time. Presently, the sanctioned strength of Judges of the High Court of Delhi is 29 permanent Judges and 19 Additional Judges.