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Economic Survey: Revamp judicial system to ensure ease of doing business

It attributes the delay in issue of judgments to the workload and the scope of the tribunals being expanded

Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian talks about the Economic Survey 2018
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Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian talks about the Economic Survey 2018

Veena Mani New Delhi
The Economic Survey is critical about the pendency of cases in various tribunals and suggests the judiciary needs to deliver timely justice if the focus is ease of doing business.

“Delays and pendency of economic cases are high and mounting in the Supreme Court, high courts, economic tribunals and the tax department, which is taking a severe toll on the economy in terms of stalled projects, mounting legal costs, contested tax revenues, and reduced investment,” the Survey states.  It attributes the delay in issue of judgments to the workload and the scope of the tribunals being expanded.

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First Published: Jan 30 2018 | 5:30 AM IST

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