Chief Justice Gita Mittal Inaugurates Jammu & Kashmir International Arbitration Centre At Jammu

first_imgNews UpdatesChief Justice Gita Mittal Inaugurates Jammu & Kashmir International Arbitration Centre At Jammu LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK5 Dec 2020 11:46 PMShare This – x”JKIAC is set up to have a robust & credible arbitral institution for developing & strengthening domestic & international arbitration ecosystem in Jammu & Kashmir”The Jammu Centre of the Jammu & Kashmir International Arbitration Centre (JKIAC) was inaugurated recently by the Chief Justice of the Jammu & Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal. The High Court had accorded approval to set up JKIAC in October 2020, with an aim to provide an institutionalized framework for speedy and expeditious resolution of disputes through…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Jammu Centre of the Jammu & Kashmir International Arbitration Centre (JKIAC) was inaugurated recently by the Chief Justice of the Jammu & Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal. The High Court had accorded approval to set up JKIAC in October 2020, with an aim to provide an institutionalized framework for speedy and expeditious resolution of disputes through alternate dispute resolution mechanism. An “Arbitration Committee” for the same was also constituted at the time. The inauguration ceremony was also attended by Members of this Committee, viz. Justice Sindhu Sharma, Justice Rajnesh Oswal, Justice Javed Iqbal Wani, Mr. DC Raina, Advocate General for UT of J&K and Mr. Vishal Sharma, Assistant Solicitor General of India attached to Jammu Wing of the High Court. Other officers present during the ceremony include: Home Secretary, Govt of J&K- Achal Sethi; Law Secretary, Govt of J&K- Jawed Ahmed; Registrar General- Sanjeev Gupta; Principal District & Sessions Judge, Jammu- Rajiv Gupta; Principal Secretary to Chief Justice- MK Sharma; Member Secretary JKSLSA- Shahzad Azeem; Registrar IT- Sonia Gupta; Registrar Judicial- Masarat Roohi; Registrar (Rules)- Arvind Sharma; Joint Registrar Protocol- Swati Gupta; Addl. Coordinator, JKIAC- Umesh Sharma; Joint Registrar Inspection and Judicial Officers of District Jammu. As per a press note issued by JKIAC, the Centre has been set up with the aim of having a robust and credible arbitral institution for developing, supporting and strengthening the domestic and international arbitration ecosystem in Jammu & Kashmir. Both wings of the Centre, at Jammu and in Srinagar, offer facilities of Conference rooms with adequate seating capacity, Arbitration rooms, Legal assistance by dedicated team of lawyers, facility for record of proceedings and deposition of witnesses. The Centre has an illustrious panel of arbitrators consisting of eminent legal personalities including retired Chief Justices of India, retired Judges of Supreme Court, all retired Chief Justices and Judges of High Court of Jammu & Kashmir, Lawyers, former judicial officers, Chartered Accountants, Bureaucrats, Engineers, Architects, Professors etc. The Rules for effective working of the Centre and efficient and expeditious disposal of arbitration matters have been framed. The Srinagar Wing of the JKIAC was inaugurated on 28th October, 2020 by Manoj Sinha, Lt. Governor of Union Territory of J&K.Next Storylast_img read more