ACR BOOKLET

 

 

 

 

HIGH COURT, CALCUTTA

 

 

CONFIDENTIAL REPORT OF JUDICIAL OFFICERS

 

Name of officer……………………………………………….…………………….

 

Report for the year/period ending………………………………..……………….

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PART-I

CONFIDENTIAL REPORT OF JUDICIAL OFFICERS

Report for the year/period    ………………………………………………………..

 

PERSONAL DATA

(To be filled by the concerned officer)

1.  Name of Officer                                                :

2.  Cadre and year of allotment             :

3.  Date of birth                                          :

                                                                    

4.  Date of continuous appointment                           

      to present grade.                                 :

5. Present post and date of

    appointment thereto                           :

6. Period of absence from duty

    (on leave, training etc. during

    the year. If he has undergone

    training, please specify)

 

 

 

7.  Date of filing the Annual Property Return:  

 

Other Data

8. Mention five instances where you have not                )

Delivered judgements within the prescribed               )          

Period after conclusion of arguments with                 )

reasons for delay.                                                     ) 

 

9. please state in detail

    Judges Hour available.              Judges Hour availed of   Reasons for shortfall/

                                                                                       Excess of Judges Hours.

 

 

10. For the total works done, fill up the attached proforma:  

 

11. Please state in details the period           

       Spent in Administrative works,               

       Inspection of Courts, Departmental            

      Enquiries, Meetings etc.       

 

 

                     

                                                                             

12. Please comment on the out-turn of                     

      Works done with explanatory note,                     

      Including disposal of cases, if any, through        

     Lok Adalat/old cases of 7 years and above/        

     Cases of Senior Citizens etc.

13. Total Units earned                                    : 

14. Number of days employed            :  

15. Average unit per day                     : 

                                                                                                 Signature of the Officer.

 

Disposal of Cases and assessment verified and

Found correct.

 

Signature of the Registrar.                                                                                             (Name : IN BLOCK LETTERS )

 

STATEMENT OF DISPOSAL BY TRIBUNAL

JUDICIAL AND QUASI JUDICIAL BODIES

(See paragraph 10 above)

 

Working days

 

Class of cases

Pending at the beginning of the year

DISPOSED OF

 

 

TOTAL

Witnesses examined

 

 

Pending

No. of part heard Cases at the end of the year

 

CON

 

UNCON

 

Con

 

Uncon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The information given above is found correct on verification.

 

                                                           (Signature of the officer with seal & date).

 

 

PART-II

TO BE FILLED IN BY ZONAL JUDGE IN THE CASE OF OFFICERS OF THE HIGHER JUDICIAL SERVICE AND BY THE DISTRICT JUDGE IN THE CASE OF

THE WEST BENGAL CIVIL SERVICIE (JUDICIAL)

  1. Quality of work:

            a) Conduct of business in Court and office.

            b) quality of judgement (every District Judge will Scrutinize at least Five Civil

                and Five Criminal) Judgements of the officers delivered during the period

                 under report and record his opinion if he finds any judgement to be of

     outstanding quality or below average quality, he should send their

     judgements to the Registrar.

    

  1. Quantity of work.
  2. Capacity to motivate, to obtain willing support by own conduct and to inspire confidence on the subordinate  staff.
  3. Personal relation, quality of relation with superior officers, colleagues, subordinates, learned members of the Bar and Public.
  4. State of health.
  5. Period under observation of the District Judge/Zonal Judge.
  6. Integrity (Please see note in the instructions).
  7. General Assessment-

Please give an overall assessment of the officer with reference to his/her Judicial administrative work and ability, reputation and character, strength and shortcomings and also by drawing attention to the qualities, if any, not covered by the above entries.

 

                                                                                 District Judge / Zonal Judge.

 

    9. Incase of a West Bengal Civil Service (Judicial) Officer, the assessment

        of Zonal Judge.

                                                                                                          Zonal Judge.

    10. Grading –

                        (A outstanding/ B- Very Good / C- Good / D- Average / E-Below

                       Average) An officer should not be graded outstanding unless

                       exceptional qualities and performance have been noticed, grounds

                       for giving such a gradation be clearly brought out).

 

                       Place:                                                                          Chief Justice.

STATEMENT OF DISPOSAL BY JUDICIAL OFFICERS

(See paragraph 10 above)

(1) Civil ………………………………   (2) Criminal……………………………….

 

Class of cases

Pending at the beginning of the year

DISPOSAL OF

Total

Witnesses Examined

 

Pending

No of part heard Cases at the end of the year.

 

Con

 

Uncon

 

Con

 

Uncon

1. Mat Suits

 

2. Other Suits/Testa Suits

 

3. Small Cases Suits Civil Rev.

 

4.Misc. Cases

 

5. Regular Execution Cases

 

6. G’ship Cases

 

7. Regular Appeals

 

8. Misce Appeals (Civil)

 

9. Interlocutory Matters

 

10.Sessions cases.

 

11. Cri. Appeals.

 

12. Cri. Misc Cases

 

 

13. Bail Applications.

 

14. Criminal Revision.

 

15.Cri. Regular Cases

 

16. Other Cases.

 

17. Wtinesses Examined

a) Civil

b)Criminal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                        (Signature of the officer with seal & date)                                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PART –III

REMARKS OF THE PORTFOLIO JUDGE IN REGARD TO OFFICERS OTHER THAN DISTRIT JUDGE.

 

Place:

 

Date:

 

 

                                                                                                               Designation

 

 

 

 

REMARKS OF THE HON’BLE CHIEF JUSTICE

 

 

Place:

Date:

                                                                                                          SIGNATURE.

Procedure for recording Annual Confidential Report of Judicial Officers

1.     Part-I of the form is to filled in by officer reported upon. Part II is to be filled in by the District in case of West Bengal Civil Services (Judicial) Officer and for Higher Judicial Service Officer – Zonal Judge.

Chief justice may record his opinion in the case of any Judicial Officer.

2.     Officers on Deputation

(a) Officers working in deputation in Tribunals, Judicial or Quasi Judicial bodies shall fill in the form and forward the same to the Registrar and the same should be placed before the Chief Justice to enable him to record their opinion, if any.

(b) ACRs of officers working on other posts may be obtained by the Registrar and placed before the Chief Justice to enable to record their/his opinion.

3.     All Officers are required to bestow care and attention in filling up the respective Portions of the forms by them.

4.     The ACRs should accurately reflect the performance, conduct, behavior and potential of the Officers for the period under report. It is not meant to be a fault finding process but a developmental one.

5.     For the purpose of proper Assessment, due regard may also be given to the number of pending cases, Complexity of the cases, vacancy position of the Presiding Officer in the Court and other circumstances.

NOTE :

      i) If the Officer’s integrity is beyond doubt, it should be stated.

    ii)  If there is any doubt or suspicion, the column should be left blank and acation taken as under.

a)     A separate secret note should be recorded and filled up. A copy of the note should be sent together with the Confidential Report to the next Superior  Authority who will ensure that the follow up action is taken expeditiously. Where it is not possible either to certify the integrity or to record the secret note, the Reporting Officer should state either that he had not watched the Officer’s work for sufficient time to form a definite Judgement or that he has heard nothing against the Officer, as the case may be.

b)    If, as a result of the follow up action, the doubts or suspicions are cleared, the officer’s integrity should be certified and an entry made accordingly in the Confidential Report.

c)     If, the doubts or suspicions are confirmed, this fact should also be recorded and duly communicated to the Officer concerned.

d)    If, as a result of the follow up action, the doubts or suspicions are neither cleared nor confirmed, the Officer’s conduct should be watched for a further period of six months and thereafter action taken as indicated at (b) and (c) above.

6.  All the adverse ACRs are to be communicated to the concerned Officer and his representation, if made, should be considered and disposed of.

 

 

 

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Harjinder Singh,
Sep 17, 2012, 5:25 AM
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