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Jun 6, 2022 Jun 6, 2022 1 Impact of I C T Impact of I C T on on JUSTICE DELIVERY SYSTEM JUSTICE DELIVERY SYSTEM BY BY TALWANT SINGH TALWANT SINGH ADDL. DISTRICT & SESSIONS JUDGE ADDL. DISTRICT & SESSIONS JUDGE DELHI, INDIA DELHI, INDIA E-Mail: E-Mail: [email protected] Web-Site: Web-Site: www.delhicourts.nic.in
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  • 1. Impact of I C T on JUSTICE DELIVERY SYSTEM BY TALWANT SINGH ADDL. DISTRICT & SESSIONS JUDGE DELHI, INDIA E-Mail:[email_address] Web-Site:www.delhicourts.nic.in

2. INTRODUCTION

  • Independent, effective & efficient judicial system Must in a modern administrative system.
  • Modernization, streamlining and improved efficiencyin courtsystemsareparamount to increase Citizens faith and confidence in Judicial System and State.

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  • To help the Judicial Administration instreamlining its day-to-day activities
  • To provide web based information &query counter for the benefit of litigants
  • To provide transparency of information
  • To cut short delays in all applications
  • To comply with RTI Requirements

Objectives of ICT in Courts 4. COURT COMPLEXES IN DELHI 5.

  • Volume of the Project
  • The ICT Project covers 300 Courts spreadacross the four Court Complexes:TisHazari, Patiala House,KarkardoomaandRohini Courts.
  • Ranging from District Judge toMetropolitan Magistrates/Civil Judges.
  • 1500DesktopComputersconnectedwith25DuelProcessor Servers & 600 printers.

6. A Typical Court Room in Delhi Courts 7. View of Process Serving Branch 8. Computerisation in Judges Library 9. Computerised Filing Counter 10.

  • Applications implemented
  • The types of software applications are:
  • Management Information Systems
  • Public Interface Applications
  • Financial& Stores Management
  • Personnel Management
  • Digitization of Record Rooms
  • Video Conferencing Facility

11. Court with Video Conferencing facility 12.

  • Management Information Systems
  • Case Filing & Monitoring
  • Digitally signed Certified Copies
  • Automatic Notices
  • Statistical Information
  • Automatic Cause Lists
  • Transfer & Disposal of Cases
  • File Movement Monitoring

Application Areas Contd ... 13.

  • Public Interface Applications
  • Cause Lists on Internet
  • Judgements/ Daily Orders on Internet
  • On-Line Enquiry Counter
  • Access to High Courts Judgements
  • Facilitation Centres
  • District Courts User Manual on Net
  • Telephone Help Lines

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  • Case Filing and Monitoring System
  • Automatically registers fresh cases
  • Produces receipts to the litigants
  • Gives Unique Case Number to Litigant
  • Generates List of cases filed in a day
  • Posts cases to concerned courts
  • Transfers Data to respective Courts

15. 16.

  • Statistical Information
  • Whenever a new case is filed or acase is disposed or adjourned, etc.,the court clerk updates the database.
  • Using the updated informationaccurate statistical information suchInstitution, Disposal and pendencystatements, etc., are generatedinstantaneously.

17. 18. Digitally signed Certified Copies The Facilitation Counter generates hard copiesof orders and judgements as certified copies.When the order is signed by the judge, it is also digitally signed & made available on Main Server by LAN.It helps in generating the certified copies without delay. There is no need to physically move files to copying agency anymore. 19. 20.

  • Public Interface Applications
  • Facilitation Counter provides:
      • Status of a pending case
      • Copies oforders / judgements
      • Copy of Cause List
      • Complete history of a pending case
      • Advocate information
      • File tracing information
      • Name of the Court where a case ispending by giving only party name

21. One of the Facilitation Centre in District Courts of Delhi 22.

  • Public Interface Applications Contd ...
  • Case Status on Internet :
  • The District Court case statusinformation is available on Internet.
  • Litigant can find out the status oftheir pending cases along with thelatest orders of the court from anycomputer system connected toInternet .

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  • Public Interface Applications Contd
  • Orders on Internet
  • Daily orders of the court areavailable on Internet for information ofthe litigants.
  • No need to approach the court forgetting a copy of an order.
  • Final Judgements are also available,which can be downloaded forinformation purpose.

24.

  • District Courts web site
  • A web-site for the Delhi District Court iscreated. It contain its history, jurisdiction,rules, judges profile, Location map, typesof courts, contact details, Guidelines, Barassociations, etc.
  • In addition to this the site also has linkstocase-status, judgments, Orders, etc.,applications. The site can be accessed at:
  • www.delhicourts.nic.in

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  • Advantages gained
  • Reduces case processing time
  • Automatic generation of notices
  • The Judges get precedents instantaneously
  • Transparency of Information
  • Implementation of routine activities as perthe established procedure
  • Timely information to the litigant public

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  • Advantages gainedcontd..
  • Generation of accurate statistics
  • Cause lists, judgments, case status onInternet
  • Reducesdelay tactics
  • Access to precedents, court events,lawpoints, etc.
  • Availability ofrequisite information tojudges for expeditious case disposal

29. View of the Training Room 30. FUTURE PLANS

  • E-Courts in each Court Complex
  • Direct Connectivity with Delhi High Court, Police Stations, Labs and Prisons
  • Interactive Voice Response System
  • Biometric Identification of Under-trials/Sureties.
  • Automatic Staff Attendance Marking System
  • Digitization of Disposed Records

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  • SMS Enquiry Facility for Lawyers/Litigants
  • Minute to Minute progress of Cause Lists on Internet, Mobile Phones & Display Boards
  • Full- Fledged E-Filing via Internet
  • Digital Signatures for all Judges

FUTURE PLANS CONTD.. 32. COURTS IT PROGRESS

  • YESTERDAY
  • Inquiries Tricky
  • Manual Filing
  • Paper Based Trials
  • No IT Infrastructure
  • Manual Data Handling
  • Manual Recording
  • Paper based Orders
  • TODAY
  • Word Processing
  • Internet & Intranet
  • Video Conferencing
  • Digital Signatures
  • Standard IT Structure
  • E- Data Exchange
  • E-Orders &Judgements

33. Benefits of Computerisation

  • Every Judge in Delhi decides A Case every 2 Hours.
  • The process includes:
  • Receipt of cases
  • Issuance of notice
  • Filing of written statement
  • Framing of issues
  • Recording of evidence
  • Hearing final arguments and
  • Dictating final judgements

34. IMPORTANT WEBSITES

  • www.delhicourts.nic.in
  • Portal of Delhi District Courts
  • www.indlii.org
  • Free Legal Information for All on Indian Legal System
  • www.cybercases.blogspot.com
  • Internet Library of Cyber Law Cases
  • www.indiacyber.net
  • Indian Cyber Law & Security Information on Net

35. Miles To Go Before I Sleep THANKS TALWANT SINGH ADDL DISTRICT & SESSIONS JUDGE DELHI (INDIA) [email_address]