Meghalaya High Court
|Meghalaya High Court|
मेघालय उच्च न्यायालय
|Established||23 March 2013|
|Composition method||Presidential with confirmation of Chief Justice of India and Governor of respective state.|
|Authorized by||Constitution of India|
|Appeals to||Supreme Court of India|
|Judge term length||Till 62 years of age|
|Number of positions||3|
|Since||13 November 2019|
The Meghalaya High Court is the High Court of the state of Meghalaya. It was established in March 2013, after making suitable amendments in the Constitution of India and North-Eastern Areas (Re-organisation) Act of 1971. Earlier, a bench of the Gauhati High Court had jurisdiction over the state of Meghalaya. The seat of the High Court is at Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya. The strength of judges as for this High Court is 3 permanent judges including the Hon'ble Chief Justice and 2 Hon'ble Judges.
The present Registrar General of the High Court of Meghalaya is Mrs. Belma Mawrie, a judicial officer of the state.
List of Chief Justices
|1||T. Meena Kumari||23 March 2013||3 August 2013|
|2||Prafulla C. Pant||20 September 2013||12 August 2014|
|3||Uma Nath Singh||19 March 2015||14 January 2016|
|4||Dinesh Maheshwari||24 February 2016||12 February 2018|
|5||Tarun Agarwala||12 February 2018||2 March 2018|
|6||Mohammad Yaqoob Mir||21 May 2018||27 May 2019|
|7||Ajay Kumar Mittal||28 May 2019||2 November 2019|
|Acting||Hamarsan Singh Thangkhiew||3 November 2019||12 November 2019|
|8||Mohammad Rafiq||13 November 2019||Incumbent|
- "New Chief Justices for Manipur, Meghalaya & Tripura high courts". Times of India. 24 March 2013. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
- "Chief Justice and Judges profile". High Court of Meghalaya. Retrieved 27 December 2016.