Any Notice delivered through WhatsApp in PDF format is valid held the Bombay HC

In an execution case filed by the SBI Cards and payments, where the Respondent was evading service of notice, the Court held that the notice can be served in a PDF format for the purpose of Order XXI Rule 22 of the Code of Civil Procedure.

The above method was adopted when the Respondent evaded calls and avoided meeting the SBI officials. Justice Gautam Patel who was hearing the case allowed this and also stated that the PDF format was delivered and also opened.


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