Judicial officers should not pass orders mechanically on printed proforma without applying mind: Allahabad High Court

The Court made the observation while quashing a summoning order issued by a magistrate in a criminal case, which was found to have been passed mechanically, resulting in a miscarriage of justice.
Allahabad High Court
Allahabad High Court

The Allahabad High Court recently said that conduct of judicial officers in passing orders on printed proforma by filling up blanks without any application of judicial mind is objectionable and deserves to be deprecated. [Krishna Kumar v State]

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