Division bench

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A Division Bench is a term in judicial system in India in which a case is heard and judged by at least 2 judges. However, if the bench during the hearing of any matter feels that the matter needs to be considered by a larger bench, such a matter is referred to a larger bench.[1]


  1. ^ "Order VII - Constitution of Division Courts & Powers of a Single Judge". The Supreme Court Rules, 1966 (PDF) (2010, 2nd ed.). Supreme Court of India. 1966. p. 22. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 November 2012. Retrieved 31 August 2012.