Full bench of Madras High Court to decide on original jurisdiction in custody, guardianship matters

Justice Parthiban expressed doubts as to the tenability of the concurrent jurisdiction, stating that the Family Courts were better equipped to decide such sensitive matters.
Madras HC, Couple
Madras HC, Couple

A full bench of the Madras High Court will examine the question of whether the High Court in exercise of its original jurisdiction can hear matters of custody and guardianship which are exclusively cognizable by the Family Courts under the Family Courts Act.

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