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    Hierarchy of Courts in Chennai

    The High Court


    The Madras High Court

    37PQ+M3Q, High Ct Rd, Parry’s Corner, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600108

    The Court has Original Jurisdiction over the City of Madras and Appellate Jurisdiction over the entire State as well as extra-ordinary Original Jurisdiction, Civil and Criminal, under the Letters Patent and Special Original Jurisdiction for the issue of writs under the Constitution of India.

    District Courts


    City Civil & Session Court

    37PQ+M4W, High Court Road, Parrys, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600104

    The jurisdiction is established under the Madras City Civil Court Act, 1892. The territorial jurisdiction of this court extends over all of Chennai. The City Civil Court is also functioning as the Sessions Court for the Chennai Sessions Division.

    Court of Small Causes


    Court of Small Causes

    37PQ+M3X, Parrys, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600104

    The Court of Small Causes deals with cases for  the trial of cases under the Motor Vehicles Act and for Rent Controllers for the City of Chennai. The Tribunals of such cases is also a function of Small Causes Court.

    Family Courts


    Family Courts

    37PP+GW5, Parrys, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600104

    Chennai Cases under the Hindu Marriage Act relating to Divorce, Restitution of Conjugal Rights and Permanent Alimony etc. are tried exclusively by Family Courts.

    Labour Courts


    Labour Courts

    37PP+9XP, Parrys, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600104

    The Labour Courts deal with all types of disputes between employers and employees under the provisions of Industrial Disputes Act and various other Labour laws and codes.

    EC & NDPS Courts


    EC & NDPS Courts

    Essential Commodities and Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act deals with matters relating to drug, prohibited substances, and disputes arising out of the Essential Commodities Act

    State Consumer Disputes


    Tamil Nadu State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission

    37MJ+XM4, Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Rd, Behind Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission, V.O, C. Nagar, Park Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600003

    This court has the power to take cognizance of consumer complaints arising within the territorial jurisdiction of the state of Tamil Nadu, wherein the value of the goods and services involved exceeds fifty lakhs but is below two crores.



    Debt Recovery Tribunal

    SHASTRI BHAVAN, Subba Road Avenue, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600008

    This tribunal takes cognizance of all matters dealing with recovery of debts due to Banks and Financial Institutions. The pecuniary jurisdiction of DRT is Rs. 20 lakhs or more arising within the jurisdiction of the Chennai bench.