File A Public Interest Litigation (PIL)

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Description

A Public Interest Litigation is the power given to the public by the court. A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) can be filed in any High Court or directly in the Supreme Court. A PIL can be filed in the courts for any matters of public interest ranging from polluted environments to road safety or constructional hazards.

What's Included

a) Introduction call. A 30-minute phone call to know your advocate and talk about how you will work together.

b) Checklist of list of documents required will be shared.

c) Verification of your documents.

d) Filing of PIL and Handling the required paperwork.


What's Not Included

a) Court fees and Stamp Duty as applicable shall be payable extra.

You May Also Want To Know

a) What is Public Interest Litigation?
“Public interest Litigation“, in simple words, means, litigation filed in a court of law, for the protection of “Public Interest”, such as Pollution, Terrorism, Road safety, Constructional hazards etc. Any matter where the interest of public at large is affected can be redressed by filing a Public Interest Litigation in a court of law.

b) Who can file a PIL?
Any person can file a Public Interest Litigation. The only condition being that the same has to be filed n Public Interest. Public Interest Litigation is litigation introduced in a court of law, not by the aggrieved party but by the court itself or by any other private party. It is not necessary, for the exercise of the court’s jurisdiction, that the person who is the victim of the violation of his or her right should personally approach the court. Public Interest Litigation is the power given to the public by courts to protect interest of public at large.

c) What is the procedure for filing a PIL?
Any public spirited citizen can move/approach the court for the public cause (in the interests of the public or public welfare) by filing a petition:
-In Supreme Court under Art.32 of the Constitution
-In High Court under Art.226 of the Constitution


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