e-filing of pleading before DRT & DRAT shall be mandatory where the debt to be recovered is Rs. 100 crore and above – GSR-501(E) dated 22.07.2021

MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Financial Services)
NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 22nd July, 2021

G.S.R. 501 (E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (ccd) of sub-section(2) of section 36 of the Recovery of Debts and Bankruptcy Act, 1993 (51 of 1993), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules to amend the Debts Recovery Tribunal and Debts Recovery Appellate Tribunals Electronic Filing Rules, 2020 namely:—

1. Short title and Commencement: – (1) These rules may be called the Debts Recovery Tribunals and Debts Recovery Appellate Tribunals Electronic Filing (Amendment) Rules, 2021.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In sub-rule (2) of rule 3 of the Debts Recovery Tribunals and Debts Recovery Appellate Tribunals Electronic Filing Rules, 2020, the following proviso shall be inserted, namely:—

“Provided that e filing of pleading shall be mandatory where the debt to be recovered, as mentioned in the application, is rupees one hundred crore and above.” .

[F. No. 3/5/2021-DRT]
VANDITA KAUL, Addl. Secy.

Note: The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Sub Section (i), vide number G.S.R. 43(E), dated the 22nd January, 2020.

 

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