PIL in High Court of Delhi

By Team Legal Helpline India, December 27, 2014


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A brief write up with important tips for filing of PIL in High Court of Delhi by our team of experts with the suggested format of PIL in High Court of Delhi which can be downloaded and modified accordingly to the requirements.

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Important tips for filing of PIL in High Court:

i) PIL should be in accordance of the rules as framed by the High Court.

ii)PIL should be in format as prescribed by the court.

iii) PIL should be printed on legal size paper with appropriate margins as prescribed by Registry of the court.

iv) Alldocuments related to the PIL are to be annexed with legible and readable copies of the same as annexures alongwith the PIL.

v) Court fees of Rs 50/- is to be paid for PIL however the petitioner can seek the exemption from the court fees in suitable cases in the PIL.

vi) Petitioner is required to file the affidavit as per the format as prescribed for filing of PIL.


PIL or Public Interest Litigation as the name suggests can be filed before the High Court under the powers of the High Court vested under Article 226 of the Constitution of India. The person filing the PIL will have to satisfy the court that he is not filing the PIL for her person gain or gain of any other person and the PIL is being filed in public interest for the welfare of the public in general. The PIL can be filed against any illegal, irregular, unconstitutional conduct of any Government Department or any rule, law or notification which is affecting the public adversly and the petitioner is in a position to demonstrate before the Court that the same is in against the interest of the general public. Any unreasonable law or notification can also be challenged by filing PIL.

Pursuant to the Directions issued by the Supreme Court of India in 2010, for framing of rules for PIL, Delhi High Court has also framed rules for PIL and the PIL should be filed according to the said rules. Besides the rules the PIL should also be in the format as prescribed for PIL in High Court of Delhi alongwith the detailed affidavit of the person filing the PIL.

Against general belief, PIL can be filed in civil as well as criminal field seeking the relief based upon the facts of the PIL . Since PIL is filed under extraordinary powers of the High Court under Article 226, it is termed as civil or criminal based upon the statute invoked and the relief claimed.

We are giving hereunder the format of the PIL with the instructions to file the PIL which is of great help for any person willing to file PIL.


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