In the year 1973, the District and Sessions court, Shillong, was established which is under the Code of Civil Procedure 1908 and other laws mentioning their territorial and pecuniary jurisdiction. The District court tries only civil cases that arises in Shillong. The Chief Judicial Magistrate, courts of the Sessions Name, and other Judicial Magistrate are set up under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 in criminal matters.
Following are the names of present judges of District Court of Shillong along with their designation and contact number:
Hon’ble Mr Justice Sanjib Banerjee, Chief Justice, High Court of Meghalaya