|Frequently asked questions regarding Case Management Information System|
the improvements/benefits of CMIS over the earlier system?
the procedure/formalities to be followed at the time of filing?
Court assigned and computer generated dates?
the case will be listed as per the dates assigned?
the status of mentioning/circulation in the face of new system?
the procedure followed in case of extreme urgency?
the modalities followed for listing of civil applications in
pre-admission and admiited matters?
the modalities followed for listing of final hearing matters?
It is the case management information system. It is an improved version of the earlier Case Information System (CIS).
Improvements/Benefits of CMIS
CMIS is a comprehensive system dealing with the cases/matters, from the stage of scrutiny/filing to disposal to issuance of after disposal writs.
More importantly it introduces :-
Auto generation and assignment of dates to pre-admission matters and
civil/criminal applications in admitted/final hearing matters.
introducing certainty and transparency and reducing human intervention.
Listing of the matters on the basis of pre-assigned quotas,
commensurate with the pendency of the pre-admission matters in the
category of cases.
Automatic generation of notices/writs.
Sending of e-mails/alerts about status/dates assigned to
Advocates/Parties-in-person (who register themselves for this
Classffication on the basis of subject categories facilitating
clubbing and grouping of the matters involving similar/identical
facilitating their earlier disposal.
(vi) There are several other innovative features aimed at introducing certainty, transparency and justifiability in the matter of listing of cases.
CMIS has introduced a revised listing proforma incorporating full party details, as well as lower Court details, including the subject category under which the matter/case falls.
is advisable to fill up the form in details, including the non-
mandatory fields, so as to get full benefits of the new system.
CMIS an Advocate, Solicitorís Firm can register themselves for
getting information about the current status/date of the matter. The
concerned Advocate/Firm opting for such registration, will be
assigned an unique code, which has to be mentioned in the listing
proforma, so as to avail this facility, for details .... on to
assigned and computer generated dates
The court assigned dates are the dates, which are fixed by the Honíble Court hearing the particular matter. Such dates takesprecedence and override any other dates assigned to the matter.
In the absence of a Court given date, the computer generates a date for the matter, on the basis of pre-assigned quotas.
will be listed as per the dates assigned
Although, the matters
will be strictly listed as per the court
assigned dates, the computer generated dates are provisional and
subject to specffic direction by the Hon'ble Court.
CMIS specifically endeavours to eliminate/reduce the necessity of circulation and mentioning.
How is this possible
case/matter is assigned a date, on registration Ordinarily, 7th day
at the earliest and latest one month from the date of registration.
Thus, obviating the necessity of mentioning/circulation.
followed in case of extreme urgency
In such case, the matter can be mentioned and the computer given date can be preponed as per the directions of the Hon'ble Court
and admitted matters
All the pending civil applications in the pre-admission matters are peremptorily listed alongwith the main matter on the assigned date.
Civil applications in admitted/final hearing matters are assigned dates and are listed accordingly.
Listing of final hearing matters
In respect of final hearing matters, the existing system of listing of the ready matters chronologically, continues to be followed, subject to the Bombay High Court, Appellate Side Rules, 1960.
As per the said rules, the registry publishes warned list of all the ready, final hearing matters on the opening of the Courts after Summer Vacation. The matters formed out of the warned list chronologically by preparing weekly boards, subject to specific directions by the concerned Court.