Karnataka High Court
The Karnataka High Court has introduced an impartial citation system for all judgments uploaded on the official website of the High Court.
Neutral citation aims to permanently identify a judicial decision independent of the manner in which it is expressed.
Karnataka High Court neutral citation numbers are as follows:
The impartial citation system will ensure that there are no subscriptions or other barriers to accessing court judgments and that it will be available to all.
“The main advantage of impartial citations for litigants, lawyers, government departments and law students is that, alike, sources of authenticity and court-ordered citations are accessible via the Internet. More importantly, there will be no access or subscription barriers to ensure easy access for all. In a notice of the High Court.
The notification also said that judgments available on the Karnataka High Court website will now have value additions like QR codes to verify the content of the judgment and the authenticity of the digital signature without any watermark.
“Similarly, while navigating to the judgments menu of the High Court website, there is a provision of search by citation number, whereby, the citation number is searched by order date, which provides for viewing/downloading of judgments related to the case. Details, party details, neutral quotation number and order date, as well as now have value additions like QR codes to verify the authenticity of the content of the trial and digital signature without any watermark” It said.
Such neutral quotation declaration was first made by the Chief Justice of India (CJI). DY Chandrachud in open court In February this year.
The impartial citation will be for all judgments passed by the court and will be done in three stages, he said.
In November last year, the Supreme Court constituted a three-member panel of High Court judges to formulate and implement uniform and unique citations for judgments.
The Supreme Court, Delhi, Kerala, Madras and Bombay High Courts have already introduced neutral citations for their judgments.
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