Special Courts for trial of offences punishable under Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act 1988

Designated Special Courts for trial of offences punishable under the provisions of Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act 1988

MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)

Notification No. 67/2018

New Delhi, the 16th October, 2018

S.O. 5323(E).—In exercise of powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 50 of the Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act, 1988 (45 of 1988) and in consultation with the Chief Justices of the respective High Courts, the Central Government hereby designates the court(s) of Session, as mentioned in Table below, as Special Court(s) for the area(s) specified in the said Table against the said courts, for the trial of offences punishable under the provisions of the said Act.

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State  or Union Territory Court of Session designated as Special Court under the Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act, 1988 Area specified for trial of offence punishable under the Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act, 1988
(1) (2) (3) (4)
1. Andhra Pradesh Court of Metropolitan Sessions Judge, Visakhapatnam. Sessions Divisions of Krishna, Vijayawada (Metropolitan area), Guntur, Prakasam, West Godavari, Chittoor, Anantapur, Cuddapah, Kurnool and Nellore. Sessions Divisions of Vishakhapatnam, Metropolitan Sessions Division of Vizianagaram, Srikakulam and East Godavari.
2. Arunachal Pradesh Court of District and Sessions Judge, West Sessions Division, Yupia, Arunachal Pradesh. The entire State of Arunachal Pradesh.
3. Assam Court     of     Special      Judge,     Assam, Guwahati. The entire State of Assam.
4. Bihar District and Sessions Judge, Patna. The entire State of Bihar.
5. Chhattisgarh Court   of   VII   Additional   Sessions Judge, Raipur. The entire State of Chhatisgarh.
6. Goa

District Judge-I and Additional Sessions

Judge, Mapusa, North Goa.

The entire State of Goa.
7. Gujarat Principal District Judge, Ahmedabad. Districts of Ahmedabad (Rural), Ahmedabad City, Aravali-Madosa, Banaskantha, Gandhinagar, Kheda, Mahesana, Patan, Sabarkantha, Surendranagar.
Principal District Judge, Rajkot. Districts of Amreli, Bhavnagar,Botad,Devbhoomi Dwarka, Gir Somnath, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Kachchh, Morbi, Porbandar, Rajkot.
Principal District Judge, Vadodara. Districts of Anand, Bharuch, Chhotaudepur, Dahod, Mahisagar, Narmada, Panchmahals, Vadodara.
Principal District Judge, Surat. Districts  of  Dang-Ahwa,  Navsari,  Surat,  Tapi, Valsad.
8. Haryana Court of Sessions Judge, Ambala.

Revenue  Districts of Ambala,       Kaithal, Kurukshetra, Panchkula and Yamunanagar.

Court of Sessions Judge, Gurugram. Revenue      Districts     of     Faridabad,      Gurugram, Mewat, Narnaul and Rewari.
Court of Special Judge, CBI, Haryana, Panchkula. Whole State of Haryana.
9. Himachal Pradesh Sessions Court, Shimla. Districts Shimla, Kinnaur, Solan and Nahan.
Sessions Court, Kangra at Dharmshala. Districts Kangra, Chamba, Hamirpur and Una.
Sessions Court, Mandi. Districts Mandi, Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti and Bilaspur.
10. Jharkhand Ist Additional Judicial Commissioner, Ranchi. Sessions Division of Ranchi.
The  Court  of  Special  Judge-I,  CBI (ACB), Ranchi. The entire State of Jharkhand.
11. Karnataka Principal City Civil and Sessions Judge, Bengaluru City.

Bengaluru City, Bengaluru Rural District, Tumkur District, Kolar District, Mandya District, Hassan District, Chikmagalur District,  Chitradurga District, Mysore District, Chamarajanagar, Shimoga District, Kodagu-Madikeri.

XXI Additional City Civil and Sessions Judge, Bengaluru. Bengaluru City, Bengaluru Rural District, Tumkur District, Kolar District, Mandya District, Hassan District, Chikmagalur District,  Chitradurga District, Mysore District, Chamarajanagar, Shimoga District, Kodagu-Madikeri.
XXXII Additional City Civil and Sessions Judge, Bengaluru. Bengaluru City, Bengaluru Rural District, Tumkur District, Kolar District, Mandya District, Hassan District, Chikmagalur District,  Chitradurga District, Mysore District, Chamarajanagar, Shimoga District, Kodagu-Madikeri.
XLVI Additional City Civil and Sessions Judge, Bengaluru. Bengaluru City, Bengaluru Rural District, Tumkur District, Kolar District, Mandya District, Hassan District, Chikmagalur District,  Chitradurga District, Mysore District, Chamarajanagar, Shimoga District, Kodagu-Madikeri.
XLVII Additional City Civil and Sessions Judge, Bengaluru. Bengaluru City, Bengaluru Rural District, Tumkur District, Kolar District, Mandya District, Hassan District, Chikmagalur District,  Chitradurga District, Mysore District, Chamarajanagar, Shimoga District, Kodagu-Madikeri.
III Additional District and Sessions Judge, District Court  Complex,           Bavutagude, Mangaluru-31. Bagalkot District, Belgaum District, Bellary District, Bidar District, Bijapur District, Gadag District, Haveri District, Devanagere District, Dharwad District, Gulbarga District, U.K. Karwar District, Koppal District, Raichur District, Dakshin Kannada (Mangaluru District), Udupi District.
12. Kerala Principal District and Sessions Court, Ernakulam. Judicial      district      of     Alappuzha,      Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad and Thodupuzha.
Principal District and Sessions Court, Kozhikode. Judicial district of Kozhikode, Kasaragod, Manjeri, Thalassery and Kalpetta.
Principal District and Sessions Court, Thiruvananthapuram. Judicial district of Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Kottayam.
13. Madhya Pradesh Court  designated  to  deal  with  CBI Cases at, Indore. Revenue districts of Indore, Dhar, Jhabua, Ratlam, Mandsaur, Mandleshwar, Ujjain, Dewas, Shajapur, Khandwa, Badwani, Neemuch, Alirajpur and Burhanpur.
Court  designated  to  deal  with  CBI Cases at, Bhopal. Revenue districts of Bhopal, Sehore, Raisen, Rajgarh, Vidisha, Betul, Hoshangabad, Harda, Gwalior, Morena, Bhind, Shivpuri, Datia, Tikamgarh, Chhatarpur, Guna, Sheopur and Ashoknagar.
Court  designated  to  deal  with  CBI Cases at, Jabalpur. Revenue districts of Jabalpur, Narsinghpur, Chhindwara, Seoni, Mandla, Dindori, Balaghat, Rewa, Shahdol, Anooppur, Umaria, Sidhi, Satna, Katni, Sagar, Damoh, Panna and Singrauli.
14. Maharashtra One Judge, City Civil Court and Additional Sessions Judge, Greater Bombay. Area comprising Greater Bombay and judicial districts of Thane, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Jalgaon, Ahmednagar, Dhule, Nashik, Nandurbar, Pune, Kolhapur, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Aurangabad, Jalna, Latur, Beed, Nanded, Osmanabad and Parbhani.
District Judge-1 and  Additional Sessions Judge at Nagpur. Area comprising the judicial districts of Bhandara, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Gondia, Nagpur, Akola, Amravati, Buldhana, Wardha, Yavatmal, Washim.
15. Manipur District and Sessions Court, Imphal East. Entire State of Manipur
16. Meghalaya Court of the District and Sessions Judge, East Khasi Hills District, Shillong. The entire State of Meghalaya.
17. Mizoram

Court of 1st Additional District and Sessions

Judge, Aizawl.

The entire State of Mizoram.
18. Nagaland Court of District and Sessions Judge, Dimapur. The Entire State of Nagaland.
19. Odisha Court of District and Sessions Judge, Khurda at Bhubaneshwar. The entire State of Odisha.
20. Punjab Court of Sessions Judge, Jalandhar. Revenue Districts of Gurdaspur, Amritsar, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Nawanshahr and Tarn Taran.
Court  of  Special  Judge,  CBI,  S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali). Entire State of Punjab.
21. Rajasthan Special Jaipur. Courts (Communal Riots), The entire State of Rajasthan.
22. Sikkim All Sessions Judge of four districts in the state of Sikkim. In respect of their respective Districts in the State of Sikkim.
23. Tamil Nadu Court  of  Principal  Judge,  City  Civil Court, Chennai. Districts of Ariyalur, Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Erode, Kanchipuram, Krishnagiri, Namakkal, The Nilgiris, Perambalur, Nagapattinam, Salem, Tiruppur, Tiruvallur, Tiruvannamalai, Tiruvarur, Vellore and Viluppuram.
Principal District Court, Madurai. Districts of Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Madurai, Dindigul, Ramanathapuram, Virudhunagar, Theni, Sivaganga, Pudukottai, Tanjore, Tiruchi and Karur.

VIII Additional Sessions Court, City Civil Court,

Chennai.

Districts of Ariyalur, Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Erode, Kanchipuram, Krishnagiri, Namakkal, The Nilgiris, Perambalur, Nagapattinam, Salem, Tiruppur, Tiruvallur, Tiruvannamalai, Tiruvarur, Vellore and Viluppuram.

IX Additional Sessions Court, City Civil Court,

Chennai.

Districts of Ariyalur, Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Erode, Kanchipuram, Krishnagiri, Namakkal, The Nilgiris, Perambalur, Nagapattinam, Salem, Tiruppur, Tiruvallur, Tiruvannamalai, Tiruvarur, Vellore and Viluppuram.

XIII Additional Sessions Court, City Civil Court,

Chennai.

Districts of Ariyalur, Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Erode, Kanchipuram, Krishnagiri, Namakkal, The Nilgiris, Perambalur, Nagapattinam, Salem, Tiruppur, Tiruvallur, Tiruvannamalai, Tiruvarur, Vellore and Viluppuram.

XIV Additional Sessions Court, City Civil Court,

Chennai.

Districts of Ariyalur, Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Erode, Kanchipuram, Krishnagiri, Namakkal, The Nilgiris, Perambalur, Nagapattinam, Salem, Tiruppur, Tiruvallur, Tiruvannamalai, Tiruvarur, Vellore and Viluppuram.
II Additional District and Sessions Court, Madurai. Districts of Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Madurai, Dindigul, Ramanathapuram, Virudhunagar, Theni, Sivaganga, Pudukottai, Tanjore, Tiruchi and Karur.
24. Telangana Court of Metropolitan Sessions Judge, Hyderabad. Sessions Divisions of Hyderabad, Adilabad, Nizamabad, Karimnagar, Medak, Warangal and Khammam.
Court of Metropolitan Sessions Judge, Cyberabad. Sessions Divisions of Cyberabad, Ranga Reddy, Mahabubnagar and Nalgonda.
Court of Principal Special Judge for trial of CBI cases, Hyderabad. Sessions Divisions of Hyderabad, Adilabad, Nizamabad, Karimnagar, Medak, Warangal and Khammam.
25. Tripura Court of the District and Sessions Judge, West Tripura, Judicial District at Agartala. The entire State of Tripura.
26. Uttarakhand Court of District and Sessions Judge, Dehradun. The entire State of Uttarakhand.
27. Uttar Pradesh 9th   Court  of  Additional  District  and Session Judge at Lucknow. Districts of Agra, Aligarh, Amroha Auraiya, Baghpat, Bijnaur, Budaun, Bareilly, Bahraich, Barabanki, Bulandshahar, Etah, Etawah, Firozabad, Farrukhabad, Gautam Budh Nagar, Ghaziabad, Hapur, Hardoi, Hathras, Kannauj, Kanpur Nagar, Ramabai Nagar (Kanpur Dehat), Kasganj, Lakhimpur Kheri, Lucknow, Moradabad, Mathura, Mainpuri, Meerut,  Muzzafar Nagar, Pilibhit, Rampur, Rai Bareilly, Sambhal, Shahjahanpur, Shamli, Sitapur, Saharanpur and Unnao.
9th   Court  of  Additional  District  and Session Judge at Allahabad. Districts of Allahabad, Ambedkar Nagar at Akbarpur, Azamgarh, Amethi , Bhadohi at Gyanpur, Ballia, Banda, Basti, Balrampur, Chandauli, Chitrakoot, Deoria, Faizabad, Fatehpur, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Ghazipur, Hamirpur, Jhansi, Jalaun at Orai, Jaunpur, Kaushambhi, Kushinagar at Padrauna, Lalitpur, Maharajganj, Mau, Mirzapur, Mahoba, Pratapgarh, Sravasti, Sidharthnagar, Sultanpur, SantKabir Nagar, Sonebhadra and Varanasi.
28. West Bengal Additional District and Sessions Judge, 1st Court, Siliguri, Darjeeling. Districts of Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Jalpaiguri, Coochbehar, Dakshin Dinajpur,Uttar Dinajpur and Malda.
Additional District and Sessions Judge, 1st Court, Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman. Districts       of      Purba       Bardhaman,       Paschim Bardhaman Birbhum,Purulia and Bankura.
Additional District and Sessions Judge,1st Court, Krishnagar, Nadia. Districts of Nadia and Murshidabad.
Judge, Bench-1, City Sessions Court, Calcutta. Districts of Calcutta, Purba Medinipur, Paschim Medinipur, Howrah, Hooghly, North 24 Parganas and South 24 Paraganas.
29. Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Additional District and Sessions Judge, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The   entire   Union   territory  of   Andaman   and Nicobar Islands.
30. Union Territory of Chandigarh Court of Sessions Judge, Chandigarh. Revenue District of Chandigarh.
31. Union Territory of Daman and Principal District and Sessions Judge, Union Territory of Daman and Diu at Diu and Principal District and Sessions The entire Union territory of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

Diu and Dadra

and Nagar Haveli

Judge, Union Territory of Dadra and

Nagar Haveli at Silvassa.

32. National Capital Territory of Delhi Courts of Additional Sessions Judge- 02 in each District. In respect of their respective Districts in National Capital Territory.
33. Union Territory of Lakshadweep District and Sessions Court, Kavaratti. The entire Union territory of Lakshadweep.
34. Union Territory of Puducherry Court of Chief Judge, Puducherry. The entire Union territory of Puducherry.

[Notification No. 67/2018/F. No. 149/144/2015-TPL (Pt. IV)]

PRAVIN RAWAL,
Director (Tax Policy & Legislation)

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