DIRECTIVE: Departments told to submit reply in court cases timely


Chandigarh, December 24, 2012: The Punjab Government has issued directions to all the departments to submit their response to the court cases to the Finance Department well in time.

According to an official spokesperson, directions have been issued to all the departments that files pertaining to court cases would be sent to the Finance Department at least fifteen days prior to the date of hearing for proper examination in the Finance Department.

The spokesperson further said that the court cases, where the policy of the Finance Department has been challenged or subject of the court case entailed financial implications, the replies to be filed by the departments should be got vetted from Finance Department positively.

Directions in the regard have been issued to all the Financial Commissioners, Principal Secretaries and Administrative Secretaries of all the departments.

Monday, December 24, 2012