What are Revenue Courts?

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: November 9th, 2023

The Revenue Courts deal with land revenue cases in the State. The revenue office is the district’s highest revenue court. The commissioners’, collectors’, tehsildars’, and assistant tehsildars’ courts all fall under his jurisdiction. Final appeals against all lower tax courts below it are heard by the Tax Board. Board of Revenue, Commissioner’s Court, Collector’s Court, and Tehsildar’s Court are the different categories of revenue courts.

Revenue Courts

Under Section 4(16) of the UP Revenue Code, 2016 – Revenue Court means all or any of the following offices of the Board and all its members, Commissioners, Additional Commissioners, Additional Collectors, Assistant Collectors, Records Officers, Assistant Recorder, Assistant Settlement Officers, Tehsildar, and Naib Tehsildar.

Powers of Revenue Courts

Under the U.P. Revenue Code, 2006, the following powers are available to the Revenue Courts:

  • Section 210 is the ability to request records.
  • Under the terms of this section, the Board or the Commissioner may ask for records pertaining to any ongoing legal action or other proceedings.
  • Even if there is an appeal, it has not yet been requested by any subordinate revenue court from which there is none.
  • A request that comes from the same person after it has been forwarded to a commissioner will not be taken into account by any members of the relevant financial court.
  • After this Code has been passed or 30 days have passed since the order was supposed to be changed, no new orders may be issued under this section.

This section contains a vital power vested in the Board members or Commissioners who constitute the Exchequer Courts.

  • Section 211 board review power
  • Section- 212 Power to transfer cases


What are Revenue Courts?

Revenue Courts are courts that handle land revenue cases for the State. Simply put, they are judicial bodies that deal with disputes related to land ownership. The highest revenue court in the district is the revenue office. The courts of commissioners, tehsildars, collectors, and subordinate tehsildars are all under his jurisdiction.

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