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Section 7 Commercial Courts Act 2015: Jurisdiction of Commercial Divisions of High Courts

Section 7 (Jurisdiction of Commercial Divisions of High Courts) under Chapter II (Commercial Courts, Commercial Appellate Courts, Commercial Divisions and Commercial Appellate Divisions) of the Commercial Courts Act, 2015 —

❝All suits and applications relating to commercial disputes of a Specified Value filed in a High Court having ordinary original civil jurisdiction shall be heard and disposed of by the Commercial Division of that High Court:

 Provided that all suits and applications relating to commercial disputes, stipulated by an Act to lie in a court not inferior to a District Court, and filed or pending on the original side of the High Court, shall be heard and disposed of by the Commercial Division of the High Court:

 Provided further that all suits and applications transferred to the High Court by virtue of sub-section (4) of section 22 of the Designs Act, 2000 (16 of 2000) or section 104 of the Patents Act, 1970 (39 of 1970) shall be heard and disposed of by the Commercial Division of the High Court in all the areas over which the High Court exercises ordinary original civil jurisdiction.❞



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Notes:

The Commercial Courts Act, 2015 (Act No. 4 of 2016) was amended by:

- the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts (Amendment) Act, 2018 (No. 28 of 2018) (w.e.f. 3-May-2018).

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