AoRs signing off on frivolous petitions: Supreme Court calls for comprehensive plan after PIL filed challenging Articles 20, 22

A bench of Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Sudhanshu Dhulia and PK Mishra stated that the AoR designation should not become a mere "signing fee" and that a more disciplined approach was necessary to control the situation.
Lawyers, Supreme Court
Lawyers, Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday called for a comprehensive plan for reformation and improvement of the Advocate-on-Record (AoR) system after noting that AoRs have simply been reduced to signing counsel who sign off on briefs without reading the contents of the petition being filed [PK Subramanian vs Secretary Department of Law and Justice and Anr]

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