Supreme Court makes it mandatory for AORs and parties-in-person to file soft copies of pleas
Supreme Court makes it mandatory for AORs and parties-in-person to file soft copies of pleas
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Supreme Court makes it mandatory for AORs and parties-in-person to file soft copies of pleas with Supreme Court Registry

This development comes with the judges' increased usage of computers and tablets for accessing case files and petitions during hearings.

Debayan Roy

Chief Justice of India SA Bobde has directed Advocates-on-Record and parties-in-person to file soft copies of petitions and accompanying documents with the Supreme Court Registry, in addition to the hard copies required to be filed till now.

The circular released today states that at the time of re-filing after curing all defects, AoRs and parties-in-person, "in addition to the Hard Copy to be filed at the filing counter, will be required to file soft copy of the petition and the accompanying documents."

This development comes with the judges' increased usage of computers and tablets for accessing case files and petitions during hearings. The judges have been conducting virtual hearings since March 23.

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