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 +====== Sending whatsapp Notice is valid in Court ======
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 +{{tag>HighCourt whatsapp}}
 +Legal notices sent on phone messaging application WhatsApp will be treated as valid evidence in court. A legal notice received by an individual on their WhatsApp account will be treated same as receiving a physical copy of the notice.
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 +Justice Gautam Patel, who was hearing the case, said 
 +<box>"For the purposes of service of notice under Order XXI Rule 22 of the Code of Civil Procedure, I will accept this. I do so because the icon indicators clearly show that not only was the message and its attachment delivered to the respondent's number but that both were opened as well."</box>
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 +According to the law, a legal notice can be served to an individual or firm via registered post or by visiting in person. However, this has changed in recent times after the enactment of the I-T Act, which recognises electronic communication such as e-mails and text messages as legal evidence.
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blog/sending-whatsapp-notice-is-valid-in-court.txt · Last modified: 2018/06/17 05:20 by Shrawan