The e-Courts project will ensure that the status of pending cases from every court will be available online—in terms of both the cause list and the case details. It will also help courts issue digitally certified copies instantaneously. Facilitation counters will be set up in every court building for filing of cases and the issuance of certified copies and case information. This will help citizens report cases and obtain information without hassle
In phase -II of this project, victims and witnesses will be produced through video conferencing. Notices will be served and summons of higher court will be sent electronically. Digitally signed court orders and judgments will be available on the Net.
THE E-JUDICIARY SYSTEM This system will computerize, record the judicial information and monitor the progress of cases form the time the case is registered, till it is disposed off with judgment. It will also group similar law points, court rules, similar cases and related acts An e-Judiciary service may be implemented as a distributed online web system.
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The e-Court project was approved by CCEA (Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs) in 2007. The total cost of this project has been estimated to be Rs 442 Crore and it was expected to be completed by end-2008. This project will cover the remaining lower courts as well as take care of upgrading the ICT infrastructure. The implementing agencies for this project are NIC with the consultation and guidance of the e-committee. = 351,427,128 AED = 95,691,674 $
12,840 9,000 13,000 In the court complexes, two to six servers per court one laptop along with a scanner and printer were provided with a LAN. Personalized training and handholding for two years is being given to judges and their staff. Several awareness programs and workshops are being carried out by retired judges to deal with change management.
SITE PREPARATION HIGH COURTS REQUESTED TO SELECT EXECUTING AGENCY & SUPERVISER TECH SPECS & GUIDELINES SENT TO STATE INFORMATICS OFFICERS OF NIC 1998 OUT OF 2900 SITE PREPARATION ESTIMATES RECEIVED; 1841 APPROVED FOR Rs.34.6 CRORE Rs.13 CRORE SENT, REST IN PROGRESS CENTRALIZED EMPANELMENT OF VENDORS FOR LAN POWER BACK UP WITH DG SETS
APPLICATION SOFTWARE BEING DEVELOPED BY NIC WITH GUIDANCE OF SOFTWARE COMMITTEE MAHARASHTRA VERSION SELECTED TO BE TESTED IN 6 PILOT LOCATIONS: Chennai, Mumbai, Cochin, Gwalior, Dehradun and Nagaland
HARDWARE PROCUREMENT WORKLOAD ANALYSIS, SERVER SIZING COMPLETED TENDER FOR SERVERS, CLIENTS, NETWORKING EQUIPMENT ETC.FLOATED, OFFERS RECEIVED, TECHNICAL EVALUATION IN PROGRESS
TECHNICAL MANPOWER 3 FOR EACH DISTRICT, 4 FOR EACH HIGH COURT VENDORS FOR SUPPLY OF TECHNICAL MANPOWER EMPANELLED SELECTION,TRAINING & DEPLOYMENT OF THESE STAFF TO BE DONE
CHANGE MANAGEMENT CONDUCT AWARENESS PROGRAMS THROUGH FILMS, PRESENTATIONS, WORKSHOPS, ETC. INVOLVE RETIRED JUDGES REFRESHER TRAINING OF JUDGES INCENTIVES, AWARDS FOR GOOD PERFORMANCE NEED TO ENTRUST THIS TASK TO A PROFESSIONAL AGENCY
Phase I STATUS OF PENDING CASES OF EVERY COURT TO BE AVAILABLE ON-LINE WEB-BASED PUBLIC ACCESS TO CAUSE LIST,CASE DETAILS INSTANT ISSUE OF CERTIFIED COPIES FACILITATION COUNTERS IN EVERY COURT COMPLEX FOR FILING OF CASES, ISSUE OF CERTIFIED COPIES & CASE INFORMATION
Phase II PRODUCTION OF VICTIMS & WITNESSES THRO’ VIDEO CONFERENCE SERVICE OF NOTICES & SUMMONS OF HIGHER COURTS BY ELECTRONIC MEANS E-FILING OF CASES IN ALL COURTS AVAILABILITY OF DIGITALLY SIGNED COURT ORDERS AND JUDGEMENTS ON THE NET
Phase III CREATION OF DATA BASE OF PENDING CASES ELECRONIC CALCULATION OF COURT FEES ONLINE ASSIGNMENT OF CASES GROUPING OF CASES SCANNING & STORAGE OF ALL CASE DOCUMENTS
Phase IV GENERATION OF CAUSE LISTS DIGITAL TRANSCRIPTION OF EVIDENCE READY AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION ON ADJOURNMENTS, SERVICE OF SUMMONS, DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED, IAs, ETC. SEAMLESS TRANSFER OF DATA ACROSS THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM THRO’ CREATION OF NATIONAL JUDICIAL DATA GRID
Phase V DIGITAL PRODUCTION OF UNDERTRIAL PRISONERS THRO’ VIDEO CONFERENCE ACCESS TO LEGAL RESOURCES ON INTERNET AUTO GENERATION OF SUMMONS, WARRANTS & OTHER PROCESSES REGULAR MONITORING OF SERVICE OF PROCESSES GENERATION OF INITIAL ORDER-SHEET
Phase VI ON-LINE PERFORMANCE MONITORING & ASSESSMENT OF JUDGES INTEGRATED PERSONNEL INFORMATION SYSTEM & COMPUTERIZED FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING EMAIL FACILITY TO JUDGES TO ENSURE SMOOTH COMMUNICATION AUTO-GENERATION OF STATUTORY REPORTS/RETURNS ONLINE INFORMATION TO GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS
any member of the public, whether they be practitioners, law firms, corporate bodies or self represented litigants electronically lodge documents with the Federal Court of Australia and the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia.
eLodgment may be used to commence an action in either jurisdiction by enabling the lodgment of initiating documents and any supporting documents.
Similarly, documents pertaining to existing matters may be lodged via eLodgment as long as the file number is known.
Federal Law Search allows the public to search for information on specific cases. eCourtroom allows parties and their legal representatives to participate in a virtual courtroom. The virtual courtroom assists in the management of pre-trial matters by allowing directions and other orders to be made online by the relevant docket Judge.
eCase Administration The Court's eCase Administration is a service that may be used by practitioners or parties to communicate with chambers' staff, on case related issues, in a secure environment. Only parties to the matter or their legal representatives will have access to this service and access is restricted to those matters where they are a participant in the proceedings. It is in essence an effective case management tool for both chambers and the participants in the matter.
Commonwealth Courts Portal The Commonwealth Courts Portal is an initiative of the Federal Court of Australia, the Family Court of Australia and Federal Magistrates Court of Australia. It provides web-based services to judicial officers, lawyers, litigants and court staff providing real-time information about cases before the courts. Users can obtain a composite, user friendly view of their cases that provides information about documents filed and scheduled listing events, as well as details of any orders made.
Court records Obtain online case and docket information from federal appellate, district and bankruptcy courts. Since 1999, many case files are maintained in electronic format and are accessible through the internet service Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) or from the public access terminals in the clerk’s office of the court in which the case was filed. http://www.pacer.gov/
Appointment of counsel Provides counsel and other representational services to financially eligible persons in criminal and related proceedings.
U.S Probation & Pretrial Services Services provided at the start of the criminal justice process, before trial, followed by supervision of persons released into the community after conviction of federal crimes.
Strategic Aims First Aim: Enhance confidence of Customers and stakeholders in the Judicial System Second Aim: Enhance Efficiency and effectiveness of the Internal Performance Third Aim : Attract, Invest in and Develop Motivated, Extremely Efficient Human Resources
About Courts Vision: Pioneering in Courts Work Mission: Achieve justice through accuracy and promptness in settlement, Disposition & execution of judgments and attestation of written instruments by relying for all this on qualified national cadres, developed systems, procedures & technology Values: In our journey toward our strategic vision and to realize our mission at all levels, we resort in our judgment to our joint values, which will remain our first and primary reference: Justice, Independence, Equality, Creativity, Distinguishness & Team Spirit
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