Consider the following statements about Nyaya Panchayats:

  1. Nyaya Panchayats are guided by the principles of natural justice rather than procedures laid down by Code of Civil Procedure
  2. Nyaya Panchayats can hear only civil cases and not criminal cases

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [A] 1 Only

Second statement is incorrect because Nyaya Panchayats can here both civil and criminal cases.

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