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Justice M.M. Singh Bedi
Former Judge at Punjab & Haryana High Court

Profile

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
 Practiced as Advocate, 1980 - 1995
 Practiced as an Advocate in the High Court of Punjab and Haryana, Supreme Court of India and District Courts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh in various fields i.e. Civil, Criminal, Constitutional and Local Laws.
 Practiced on the Original Side before the Civil Courts, Criminal Courts, District Courts and Administrative Tribunals and various Vigilance and Departmental Inquiries.
 Practiced on the Original Jurisdiction in the High Court in Constitutional matters.


 EXPERIENCE AS JUDGE IN HIGHER JUDICIAL SERVICES, STATE OF PUNJAB W.E.F. 1995
 Selected as Additional District and Sessions Judge on 01.08.1995 and remained posted in different Districts in the State of Punjab, i.e. District Sangrur (from 1995 to 1998), District Moga (from 1998 to March 2001).
 Designated as Special Judge under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 and Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act,1985
 Promoted as District & Sessions Judge and posted in District Ferozepur (from April 2001 to 2004; and U.T. Chandigarh (from March 5, 2005 till April 2006).
 Deputed to the post of Registrar Judicial of Punjab and Haryana High Court from 2004 till March 2005 and entrusted with the Administrative working of the High Court of Punjab and Haryana.
 Number of cases decided including Criminal trials (DISTRICT WISE)

EXPERIENCE AS JUDGE, HIGH COURT OF STATES OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA , APRIL 2006 – October, 2018
 Elevated as Judge, Punjab & Haryana High Court, Chandigarh on 01.04.2006. (INDIA)
 As Judge of High Court for the State of Punjab and Haryana, decided 7 cases of Full Bench, 4,446 cases in Division Bench, 14 cases as Special Bench, 37,232 as Single Bench, totaling 41,799 till March 23, 2018.
 Administrative Judge of Districts Bhiwani, Karnal, Faridabad, Ferozepur, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar.


 ADDITIONAL EXPEREINCE
• Presently acting as an Arbitrator in numerous disputes and working as Chairman, Punjab VAT Appellate Tribunal w.e.f. June, 2019.
 Remained as President of Chandigarh Judicial Academy, Chandigarh.
• Remained Resource person in delivering lectures to the Judicial Officers on various subjects.
• Attended various courses at National Judicial Academy, Bhopal. • Member, Administrative Committee, consisting of seven senior most Judges of the Punjab and Haryana High Court. • Remained as Company Judge from January 2017 to June 2017.
 Avid golfer, water colour artist.

Agenda Sessions

  • View from the Bench: Judicial Perspectives

    13:00

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