It is the headquarters of the fourth appellate court district of the state.
It was he who first entrusted criminal jurisdiction to Europeans, and established the Nizamat Sadr Adalat, or appellate court of criminal judicature, at Calcutta; and it was he who separated the functions of collector and judge.
The judiciary consists of a Supreme Court of five members elected for districts by the state at large for a term of six years, an appellate court (first constituted in 1891), and a system of circuit and minor criminal and county courts.
The lower appellate court was not persuaded by this argument.
An appellate court will interfere only if very clear grounds for doing so are shown.