Welcome to Delhi District Courts
Delhi as a distinct legal entity was recognised by the Proclamation
Notification No.911 dated 17.09.1912 issued by Governor General of India in
Council. By this Notification, Delhi came under the immediate
authority and management of the Governor General of India in Council and Mr.
William Malcolm Hailey, C.I.E., I.C.S. was appointed the first Chief
Commissioner of Delhi. Simultaneously the Delhi Laws Act, 1912 was
enacted for enforcing the existing laws in Delhi