Supreme Court urges Uttar Pradesh to devise policy to ensure government lawyers are paid fees on time

A bench of Justices Abhay S Oka and Ujjal Bhuyan said that forcing State lawyers to move courts for their dues was not desirable and will discourage talented lawyers from appearing for the State.
Uttar Pradesh and Supreme Court
Uttar Pradesh and Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently called on the Uttar Pradesh government to devise a cogent policy towards paying government lawyers on time so that they do not have to resort to litigation [State of Uttar Pradesh and ors vs Gopal K Verma].

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