The District Court is the highest court of the district, and it decides both civil and criminal cases. A judge who decides civil cases is known as a district judge, and a judge who decides criminal cases is known as a sessions judge. The administrative function of a District Judge are as follows
Administrative function of a District Judge
(i) The District Judge in his administrative capacity exercises supervision over all the Civil Courts in his District.
(ii) He maintains the leave and service records of all those working under him.
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