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Courts in Kanpur

Consumer Court in KanpurA court is a tribunal or a government institution which has been primarily set up to sort out disputes between two different parties, legally. 

Any legal or criminal dispute is eventually decided in the court of law and the judgement pronounced by the honourable judge is final and binding on all the parties involved.

As in other cities of the country, Kanpur too has different types of courts which provide judgement in case of any conflict which is brought to the notice of the court.

Kanpur Nagar District Court

The history of judicial courts in Kanpur can be cited from being in existence since 1801 when two district munsifs were engaged to sort out public disputes. The existence of district court emerged in a distinct manner in 1985 in Kanpur when a new judicial block was created.

District Court Address
District Court, New Civil Lines, Kanpur Nagar, Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)
Phone: 0512-2305773
Email: dcknr@allahabadhighcourt.in

Consumer Court in Kanpur

As a customer, if you are dissatisfied with quality of any product or have any other issues which are not being settled by the agency or the shopkeeper from whom you have purchased any kind of consumer goods, you can get in touch with consumer court to sort out the matter.

Timeline of filing case in Consumer Court

On noticing any kind of manufacture defect in a product, the consumer can approach the shopkeeper. If the shop owner from whom the product has been purchased does not respond to your queries within a specified timeline (usually ranging from 15 to 45 days), the customer can file a case in the consumer court.

Procedure for Filing a Case in Kanpur Consumer Court:

  1. Copies of supporting documents need to be provided while filing a case in consumer court.
  2. The customer needs to send official communication to the company against whom the case is being lodged.
  3. Complaints have to be filed in a specific format as notified by the consumer court.
  4. Necessary fee has to be paid in form of a Demand Draft or a Postal Order.
Address of Consumer Court in Kanpur
District Consumer Forum, Kanpur 15/261, New Civil Lines, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Phone: 0512- 2330466

Family Court Kanpur

At times some kind of disputes arises in the family. These family matters cannot be decided in a civil or criminal court. These courts primarily deal with matters as matrimonial relief to the spouse in case of property distribution among spouses, issues relating to divoerce, validification of a marriage and nullifying the marriage in case of any problem which cannot be sorted out.

Two family courts are operating in Kanpur in the new building of Kanpur Nagar District Court. The cases which are referred to these courts are heard by Principal Family Court judge and Additional Principal Family Court Judge.

Address of Family Court in Kanpur
Family Court, New Building, District Court,  New Civil Lines, Kanpur Nagar, Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)
Phone: 0512-2305773
Email: dcknr@allahabadhighcourt.in

Justice Juvenile Board Kanpur

As per the Constitution of India, any personal charged in a criminal case cannot be tried in a normal court if he or she has not attained the age of 18. Special Justice juvenile Board has to be constituted for dealing with any such cases.

In Kanpur, the Justice Juvenile Board operates from the premises of Kanpur Nagar District Board. The board has been functioning since 12th October, 2004 and consists of a Metropolitan Magistrate and two other members.

Address of Justice Juvenile Board in Kanpur
Justice Juvenile Board, District Court, New Civil Lines, Kanpur Nagar, Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)
Phone: 0512-2305773
Email: dcknr@allahabadhighcourt.in

Labour Court Kanpur

Industrial laws govern the working of a Labour Court. The court has the responsibility of safeguarding the rights of industrial labourers and others who come under the preview of this court.

Functions of Labour Court in Kanpur

The Labour Court in Kanpur works under the preview of Indian Labour Law and ensures the following:
  • The labourers working in various industrial units get a minimum wage of Rs 2500/- per month.
  • The standard working hours need to be 8 hours per day.
  • Overtime in excess of 200 hours per year are not allowed.
  • 100% premium is payable on overtime.
  • Dismissal for redundancy related issues can be done only if approved by government.
Labour Court Kanpur Address
CGIT cum Labour Court Shram Bhavan, ATI Campus Udyog Nagar, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Tele/Fax: 0512- 2218642

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