September 09, 2009

Massive Hike in Court Fees- Lawyers on Strike To-day

Punjab Government has effected , in one go , a multi fold increase in the rates of court fees charges. For example Vakalatama ( for engaging a lawyer ) court fees have been raised 40 times.

Lawyers in Jalandhar and rest of Punjab observed a strike today ( 09-09-09 ) to protest against such a massive increase .

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