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A4 size paper to be used uniformly in Delhi High Court

With effect from April 1, 2021, A4 size paper shall be used uniformly in all jurisdictions for all kind of pleadings contained in petitions, affidavits, applications, or other documents etc, and all memorandum of appeals, orders and judgments in the Delhi High Court as well as in all District Courts of Delhi.

A practice direction to this effect was published by the Delhi High Court on Tuesday.

“A4 size paper be used uniformly in all jurisdictions for all kind of pleadings contained in petitions, affidavits, applications or other documents etc, and all memorandum of appeals, orders and judgments in the High Court as well as in all District Courts of Delhi.”, the direction reads.

Till further directions, printing/typing shall be on one side of the paper.

As per the Notice, the A4 size paper to be used shall confirm to the following specification of paper and formatting style: –

“A4 size paper (29.7 cm X 21 cm) having not less than 75 GSM with font – Times New Roman, font size 14, in 1.5 line spacing (for quotations and indents – font size 12 in single line spacing), with margin of 4 cm on left & right and 2 cm on top & bottom.

The direction was issued by the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court, on the recommendation of the Rules Committee under Section 123 of CPC which investigates Delhi High Court (Original Side) Rules, 2018 and ancillary matters.

Source
Via Bar & Bench
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