City Courts, Chennai

Court of Small Causes

Court of Small Causes located inside the High Court Campus, Chennai-104.

The Court of Small Causes exercise powers under the Presidency Small Causes Courts Act, 1882. Tribunals for the trial of cases under the Motor Vehicles Act and for Rent Controllers for the City of Chennai also function from Small Causes Court. The Court is presided over by the Chief Judge in the cadre of a District Judge. There are 8 Judges in the cadre of Civil Judges (Senior Division), 2 Special Sub-Judges for MCOP Cases and 8 Judges in the cadre of Civil Judges (Junior Division) including a Registrar who is in-charge of the Administration.  The Registrar also attends to judicial functions such as disposal of certain execution petitions.

 The list of courts of Presiding officers are listed below: 

COURT OF SMALL CAUSES, HIGH COURT CAMPUS, CHENNAI-104
  Thiru/Tmt/Selvi Designation
1

B.Sarodjiny Devy,

District Judge.

Chief Judge 
2

A.S.Harihara Kumar,

Senior Civil Judge.

II Judge 
3

S.Uma Maheswari,

Senior Civil Judge.

III Judge 
4

D. Sivakumar,

Senior Civil Judge.

IV Judge 
5

S.Balakrishnan,

Senior Civil Judge.

V Judge 
6

V.Sutha,

Senior Civil Judge.

VI Judge 
7

G. Anuradha,

Senior Civil Judge.

VII Judge 
8

M.S.Manimegalai,

Senior Civil Judge.

VIII Judge 
9

G.Prabagaran,

Senior Civil Judge.

IX Judge 
10

R. Velraj,

Civil Judge.

X Judge 
11

P. Sundarajan,

Civil Judge.

XI Judge 
12

R.A.S.Anandraj,

Civil Judge.

XII Judge 
13

D. Baskar,

Civil Judge.

XIII Judge 
14

N.Venkatesan,

Civil Judge.

XIV Judge 
15

M. Shakkira Banu,

Civil Judge.

XV Judge 
16

V. Akila,

Civil Judge.

XVI Judge 
17

S.Rajasekhar,

Civil Judge.

Registrar 
18

P. Revathy,

Senior Civil Judge.

Special Sub Judge-I(SpL Court for MCOP Cases)
19

J.Omprakash,

Senior Civil Judge.

Special Sub Judge-II(SpL Court for MCOP Cases)

 

Jurisdiction:  The territorial jurisdiction covers entire city of Chennai. The type of cases handled by the respective courts are shown below:

 

 

Chief Judge Court

1. Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal Original Petition
2. Criminal Original Petition
3. Ejectment Appeal
4. Co-Operative Appeal
5. Transfer Original Petition
6. Payment Wages Appeal
7. Execution Petition in MACTOP
8. Election Original Petition
9. Distress Application
10. New Trial Application
11. Civil Miscellaneous Appeal

II, III and IV Courts

1. Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal Original Petition
2. Execution Petition in MACTOP
3. Money Suit
4. Ejectment Suit

V and VI Courts

1. Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal Original Petition
2. Execution Petition in MACTOP

VII and VIII Courts

Rent Control Appeal

IX Court

Money Suit (upto Rs.20,000)

X to XVI Courts

1. Rent Control Original Petition
2. Execution Petition in RCOP
3. Small Causes Calender Cases (138 N.I.Act Cases)

Registrar Court

1. Distress Applications
2. Execution Petition ( in Suit / Ejectment Suit / ACP /ARC)

Special Sub-court I and II

Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal Original Petition

 

 

 

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