Indian Penal Code (IPC)
Section 20. Court of Justice
The words “Court of Justice” denote a judge who is empowered by law to act judicially alone, or a body of judges, which is empowered by law to act judicially as a body, when such judge or body of judges is acting judicially
A panchayat acting under 1Regulation VII, 1816, of the Madras Code, having power to try and determine suits, is a Court of Justice.
1. Rep. by the Madras Civil Courts Act, 1873 (3 of 1873).