Constitution of District Court of the Region or the State
The District Courts are located in each and every district. In the Self-administered Division and Zone of the Region and the State, the Court of Self-administered Division and Zone are to be formed. The District Court and the Court of Self-administered Division or Zone, are the second lowest level of Courts. Until 31st December 2016, the Court of Self-administered Division and Zone were not yet established and the District Court heard the cases in these Self-administered Division and Zone. There are 72 District Courts and each District Court is presided over by a District Judge. Additional District Judges and Deputy District Judges are assigned by the Supreme Court of the Union. The number of judges in a District Court depends on its workload. The District Courts are responsible for supervising both the judicial and administrative matters of all Township Courts within its relevant jurisdiction in accordance with the guidance of the Supreme Court of the Union and the respective High Courts.