The High Court of Judicature at Madras, one of the three High Courts in India
established at the Presidency Towns by Letters Patent granted by Her Majesty
Queen Victoria, bearing date 26th June 1862, is the highest Court in the State
of Tamil Nadu, exercising Original Jurisdiction over the City of Madras and
Appellate Jurisdiction over the entire State as well as extra-ordinary Original . ...... More...
The High Court Bench started functioning with effect from 24-07-2004 with the
Jurisdiction of the Districts of Kanniyakumari, Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Madurai,
Dindigul, Ramanathapuram, Virudhunagar, Sivaganga, Pudukkottai, Thanjavur,
Tiruchirappalli and Karur. Excepting Original Jurisdiction, the Madurai Bench of
the Madras High Court exercises Jurisdiction .... More...