'Forum convenience' is not fundamental right; only Chief Justice can transfer case from one Bench to another: Karnataka High Court

The Court reiterated that only the Chief Justice of a particular High Court can issue a roster, transfer a case from one judge to another judge or from one Bench to another.
'Forum convenience' is not fundamental right; only Chief Justice can transfer case from one Bench to another: Karnataka High Court
Satish Chandra Sharma, R Devdas, Sunil Dutt Yadav

Unlike access to justice, forum convenience cannot be claimed as a fundamental right and the right to choose jurisdiction of the court is subject to the powers of the Chief Justice, the Karnataka High Court held last week.

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