News By/Courtesy: Neha Mishra | 02 Jan 2022 15:32pm IST


  • Kerala HC had mandated E-filing of documents from 1 January.
  • However the lawyers need to file physical copies of E-filed cases as well.
  • Two physical copies of the E-filed documents are mandatory.

Documenting of cases in Kerala High Court from January 1, 2022, will be through electronic mode (e-recording). A notification with that impact was given by the High Court on Saturday, January 1. In any case, is fascinating that notwithstanding recording cases employing e-documenting, legal advisors should submit two arrangements of actual duplicates of the e-recorded cases.  In the event of vakalathnama, an examined duplicate of the equivalent ought to be transferred, it further said. In common cases, the valuation will be displayed according to the current practices, the notification explained. Concerning common cases/petitions which require showing face to face, the solicitor will introduce the actual duplicate of the e-recorded appeal face to face, consistent with the legal arrangements.

The notification likewise recommends the time plan for e-documenting and the introduction of actual duplicates. E-documenting has been an antagonistic issue in Kerala High Court with the Bar bodies contradicting the equivalent referring to that representatives will drop unemployed assuming recording goes totally on the web. The E-recording rules had stirred up contention with the KHCAA and the Bar Council of Kerala enrolling challenges something similar and taking steps to blacklist the guidelines. On May 16, 2021, they had required the suspension of the execution of the E-recording rules with the KHCAA choosing to blacklist the standards keeping an overall body meeting held that very day. It was additionally concluded that all preparation programs connected with e-recording would be boycotted. In any case, in July 2021, the Association gave a notification alerted individuals from disciplinary procedures assuming they resort to documenting cases through e-recording mode. Actual hearings continued at the Court on November 22, 2021. Be that as it may, legal counsellors and defendants are as yet ready to decide on virtual hearings assuming they wish to.

Section Editor: Kadam Hans | 02 Jan 2022 18:20pm IST

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