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Himachal Pradesh High Court Rules

LIST OF THE RULES FRAMED BY THE HIGH COURT OF H.P.

Updates:  December 2020

PART-A: RULES CONCERNING THE HIGH COURT
I. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS :
1. High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Use, Maintenance and Control of Guest Houses and Sessions Houses) Rules, 2013
2. High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Supply of Uniforms to Gazetted Officers, Superintendents Gr. II, Judgment Writers, Senior Scale Stenographers and All Class-III Court Servants) Rules, 1994
3. High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Use, Maintenance and Control of Staff Cars) Rules, 2014.
4. Guidelines regarding designation as a Senior Advocate.
5. The Himachal Pradesh High Court Public Interest Litigation Rules, 2010.
6. The High Court of Himachal Pradesh Officers and Servants (Vigilance) Rules, 2002.
7. The High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Regulation and Maintenance of Canteen) Rules, 1984.
8. The Himachal Pradesh Holiday Courts Rules, 2011.
9. The Gender Sensitization & Sexual harassment of women at the High Court & Subordinate Courts of Himachal Pradesh (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Regulations, 2013.
II.APPOINTMENT :
Rules for Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service
1. Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service Rules, 2004.
2. The Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service (Departmental Examination) Rules, 1976.
3. The Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service Rules, 2004. All the regulations of the Judicial Officers.
Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service (1st Amendment Rules, 2010)
  a) The Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service(Departmental Examination for Direct Recruits to the cadre of District Judges)(First amendment) Regulations, 2013
  b) The Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service {Promotion from amongst the Civil Judges (Sr. Division) to the posts of District/Additional District Judges on the basis of Limited Competitive Examination) (Second amendment) Regulations, 2005
The Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service {Promotion from amongst the Civil Judges (Sr. Division) to the posts of District/Additional District Judges on the basis of Limited Competitive Examination) (Second amendment- 2014) Regulations, 2005
  c) The Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service (Competitive Examination for the cadre of District Judges/Additional District Judges) (Third amendment) Regulations, 2005
The Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service (Competitive Examination for the cadre of District Judges/Additional District Judges) (Fourth amendment) Regulations, 2005
  d) The Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service (Syllabus and Allocation of Marks) (Fourth Amendment-2014) Regulations, 2013
  e) The Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service (Syllabus and Allocation of Marks) (Fifth Amendment-2014) Regulations, 2005
  f) The Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service (Syllabus and Allocation of Marks) (6th Amendment-2016) Regulations, 2005.
  g) The Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service (Promotion from amongst the Civil Judges (Sr. Divn ) to the posts of District/Additional District Judges on the basis of limited Competitive Examination), (3 rd Amendment 2016) Regulations, 2005
  h) The The Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service (Departmental Examination for Direct Recruits to the cadre of District Judges) (3 rd Amendment -2016) Regulations, 2005.
i) The The Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service (Competitive Examination for the cadre of District Judges/Additional District Judges) (5 th amendment -2016) Regulations, 2005.
j) The The Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service (Departmental Examination for Direct Recruits to the cadre of District Judges) (2 nd amendment -2020) Regulations, 2005.
Rules for High Court Officers and the Members of Staff
4. a) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Officers and the Members of  Staff (Recruitment, Promotion, Conditions of Service, Conduct and Appeal) Rules, 2015.
b)  The Himachal Pradesh High Court Officers and the Members of Staff (Recruitment,Conditions of Service, Conduct & Appeal)(1st Amendment-2016) Rules, 2015.
c)  The Himachal Pradesh High Court Officers and the Members of Staff (Recruitment,Conditions of Service, Conduct & Appeal)(2nd Amendment-2016) Rules, 2015.
d)  The Himachal Pradesh High Court Officers and the Members of Staff (Recruitment, Promotion, Conditions of Service, Conduct and Appeal)(3 rd Amendment-2016),Rules 2015.
e)  The Himachal Pradesh High Court Officers and the Members of Staff (Recruitment, Promotion, Conditions of Service, Conduct and Appeal)5 th Amendment-2019.
5. a) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Officers and the Members of the Staff (Recruitment, Conditions of Service, Conduct and Appeal) Rules, 2003.
b)  The Himachal Pradesh High Court Officers and the Members of the Staff (Recruitment, Conditions of Service, Conduct and Appeal) (23rd Amendment-2013) Rules, 2003.
c)  The Himachal Pradesh High Court Officers and the Members of the Staff (Recruitment, Conditions of Service, Conduct and Appeal) (24th Amendment), Rules, 2014.
d)  The Himachal Pradesh High Court Officers and the Members of the Staff (Recruitment, Conditions of Service, Conduct & Appeal)(26th amendment2014) Rules, 2003.
e)  The Himachal Pradesh High Court Officers and the Members of Staff (Recruitment, Conditions of Service, Conduct & Appeal)(27th Amendment-2015) Rules, 2003.
f)  The Himachal Pradesh High Court Officers and the Members of Staff (Recruitment, Conditions of Service, Conduct & Appeal)(28th Amendment-2015) Rules, 2003.
g)  The Himachal Pradesh High Court Officers and the Members of Staff (Recruitment, Conditions of Service, Conduct & Appeal)(29th Amendment-2015) Rules, 2003.
h)  The Himachal Pradesh High Court Officers and the Members of Staff (Recruitment, Conditions of Service, Conduct & Appeal)(32nd Amendment) Rules, 2015.
i)  Withdrawl of the amendment notification Nos. HHC/Rules/14-61/90/17599-611, dated 25.6.2015, HHC/Rules/14-61/90/17612-24, dated 25.6.2015 and HHC/Rules/14-61/90/18351-62, dated 2.7.2015 in “The Himachal Pradesh High Court Officers and the Members of the Staff (Recruitment, Conditions of Service, Conduct and Appeal) Rules, 2003 for the administrative reasons”.
j)  The Himachal Pradesh High Court Officers and the Members of the Staff (Recruitment, Conditions of Service, Conduct & Appeal)(30th Amendment-2015) Rules, 2003.
k)  The Himachal Pradesh High Court Officers and the Members of Staff (Recruitment, Conditions of Service, Conduct & Appeal)(6th Amendment) Rules, 2020.
l)  The Himachal Pradesh High Court Officers and the Members of Staff (Recruitment, Conditions of Service, Conduct & Appeal)7th Amendment Rules, 2020.
m)  The Himachal Pradesh High Court Officers and the Members of Staff (Recruitment, Conditions of Service, Conduct & Appeal)8th Amendment Rules, 2020.
6. The High Court of Himachal Pradesh {Absorption and Conditions of Service of Officers and Employees of the erstwhile Himachal Pradesh State Administrative Tribunal (since Abolished)} Rules 2010.
7. Rules for Engaging Law Clerks-cum-Research Assistants in Himachal Pradesh High Court, 2014.
8. High Court of Himachal Pradesh Members of Technical Manpower (Computers) (Appointment, Conditions of Service and Conduct) Rules, 2014.
a) High Court of Himachal Pradesh Members of Technical Manpower (Computers) (Appointment, Conditions of Service and Conduct)(1st Amendment-2016) Rules, 2014.
9. High Court of Himachal Pradesh Typists (Grant of License, Regulation and Control) Rules, 1984.
III. JUDICIAL BUSINESS :
1. Instruction regarding transmission of original record.
2. Contempt of Court (Himachal Pradesh) Rules, 1996.
3. The High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Appellate Side) Rules, 1997.
a)The High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Appellate Side) (Seventh Amendment 2017) Rules, 1997.
a)The High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Appellate Side) (8th Amendment 2019) Rules, 1997.
4. a) The High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Original Side) Rules, 1997.
b) The High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Original Side) (Eighth Amendment) Rules, 2013.
c)  Deletion of Rule 16, under Part C, “Civil Writ” of The High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Original Side) Rules, 1997.
d)  The High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Original Side) (Ninth Amendment) Rules, 2014.
e) The High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Original Side) (Tenth Amendment) Rules -2016.
e) The High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Original Side) (11th Amendment 2019) Rules -1997.
e) The High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Original Side) (12th Amendment 2020) Rules -1997.
5. a)  The Himachal Pradesh High Court (Scrutiny, Maintenance of Judicial Records, Administrative and Executive Business) Rules, 1997.
b)  The Himachal Pradesh High Court (Scrutiny, Maintenance of Judicial Records, Administrative and Executive Business) Rules 2012 (First Amendment)
c)  The Himachal Pradesh High Court (Scrutiny, Maintenance of Judicial Records, Administrative and Executive Business) Rules 2013 (Second Amendment)
d) The Himachal Pradesh High Court (Scrutiny, Maintenance of Judicial Records, Administrative and Executive Business) Rules 2013 (Third Amendment)
d) The Himachal Pradesh High Court (Scrutiny, Maintenance of Judicial Records, Administrative and Executive Business) 4th Amendment Rules, 2019.
e) The Himachal Pradesh High Court (Scrutiny, Maintenance of Judicial Records, Administrative and Executive Business) 5th Amendment Rules, 2020.
6. The Himachal Pradesh Court Service of Processes by Courier, Fax and Electronic Mail Service (Civil Proceedings) Rules, 2013.
IV. PAY AND PENSION :
1. The Himachal Pradesh High Court Officers and Servants (Salaries, Leave, Allowances and Pension) Rules,1971.
PART-B : RULES CONCERNING THE SUBORDINATE COURTS
I. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS :
1. The Himachal Pradesh subordinate Courts Lawyers Chambers (Allotment and License Fee) Rules, 1989.
2. The Himachal Pradesh Civil and Criminal Courts (Preparation and Supply of copies of Records) Rules, 2000.
3. Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Courts (Use, Maintenance and Control of Staff Cars) Rules, 1995.
4. Judicial Courts (Regulation and Maintenance of Canteen) Rules, 1984.
II. APPOINTMENT :
1. The appointment and Control Rules of Superintendents to the District and Sessions Judges in Himachal Pradesh.
2. The Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Courts Staff (Recruitment, Promotion and Conditions of Service) Rules, 1997.
3. The Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Courts Typists (Grant of License, Registration and Control) Rules, 2001.
4. a)Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Courts’ Staff (Recruitment, Promotion and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2012.
b) Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Courts’ Staff (Recruitment, Promotion and Conditions of Service)
c) Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Courts’ Staff (Recruitment, Promotion and Conditions of Service) (2nd Amendment-2014) Rules, 2012.
d) Corrigendum of Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Courts’ Staff (Recruitment, Promotion and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2012.
III.INSPECTION :
1. The Himachal Pradesh (Inspection of Subordinate Courts by the Administrative Judge) Rules, 2001.
2. The Himachal Pradesh (Inspection of Subordinate Courts by the District and Sessions Judges) Rules, 1998.
3. The Himachal Pradesh (Inspection of the Subordinate Courts by the Presiding Officer of the Court) Rules, 1998.
PART-C : RULES CONCERNING HIGH COURT AS WELL AS SUBORDINATE COURTS.
I. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS :
1. High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Recognition and Regulation of Associations) Rules, 1989.
2. The High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Supply of Liveries to Court Servants) Rules, 1983.
a) High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Supply of Liveries to Court Servants (11th Amendment-2015) Rules, 1983.
b) High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Supply of Liveries to Court Servants (12th Amendment-2015) Rules, 1983.
3. Maintenance of Shorthand Note Books Rules, 1989.
4. High Court of Himachal Pradesh Civil Procedure Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules, 2005.
    a. High Court of Himachal Pradesh Civil Procedure Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation 4th Amendment Rules, 2020.
5. The High Court of Himachal Pradesh Case Flow Management (High Court) Rules, 2005.
6. High Court of Himachal Pradesh Case Flow Management (Subordinate Courts) Rules, 2005.
II. APPOINTMENT :
1. High Court of Himachal Pradesh Clerks of Legal Practitioners (Registration and Control) Rules, 1984.
2. Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Courts, Clerks of Legal Practitioners (Registration and Control) Rules, 2011.
3. a) The Himachal Pradesh Oath Commissioners (Appointment & Control) Rules, 2007.
  b)The Himachal Pradesh Oath Commissioners (Appointment & Control) (Second Amendment) Rules, 2008.
  c) & The Himachal Pradesh Oath Commissioners (Appointment & Control) (Third Amendment) Rules, 2013.
  d) The Himachal Pradesh Oath Commissioners (Appointment & Control) (4th Amendment – 2015) Rules, 2007.
  e) The Himachal Pradesh Oath Commissioners (Appointment & Control) (5th Amendment – 2015) Rules, 2018.
4. The High Court of Himachal Pradesh Petition Writers (Grant of Licence and Conduct) Rules, 1989.
5. Himachal Pradesh Petty Offence (Trial by Special Judicial Magistrate) Rules, 1995.
6. The High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Special Judicial Magistrates Qualifications) Rules,1981 .
III. JUDICIAL BUSINESS :
1. The High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Arbitration and Conciliation) Rules, 2002 .
1(a) The Appointment of Arbitrators by the Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court Scheme, 2006
2. Hindu Marriage and Divorce (Himachal Pradesh) Rules, 1982.
3. Himachal Pradesh Legal Aid to Accused at State expense Rules, 1981.
4. The Himachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority Rules, 1995.
5. Himachal Pradesh Legal Aid to Accused at State expense Rules, 1981.
6. Special Marriage and Divorce (Himachal Pradesh) Rules, 1982.
7. Himachal Pradesh Council of Law Reporting Rules, 1997
IV. RIGHT TO INFORMATION :
The High Court of Himachal Pradesh Right to Information, Rules, 2013.
V. ELECTRONIC FILING (E-FILING) :
RULES FOR ELECTRONIC FILING (E-FILING) IN THE HIGH COURT AND SUBORDINATE COURTS OF HIMACHAL PRADESH.
VI. Executive BUSINESS :
1. High Court of Himachal Pradesh (Maintenance and Weeding out of Recruitment Records), Rules 2016.