Citation of a case refers to a particular case, the same way a title and author refers to a book. It is a way of finding past court case decisions by the legal profession. There are some essential elements which are required to give accurate information regarding its publication to the readers.
What if you are given a past court case decision to find? You begin to search by the name of the party and perhaps end up not getting this task done because we know there are already a million of decided cases and it is also possible that there would be hundreds of decided cases on the same name of the party. What are you going to do in this scenario? Well, referring to the citation of such a case would make your finding easier.
Citation of a case refers to a particular case, the same way a title and author refers to a book. It is a way of finding past court case decisions by the legal profession.
There are some essential elements which are required to give accurate information regarding its publication to the readers. The following are the elements:
For better understanding, let us interpret the following case citation: M.C. Mehta v. Kamal Nath & Ors (1997) 1 SCC 388.
Here, Name of the Case is M.C. Mehta versus Kamal Nath, and the decision was pronounced in 1997. It was published by the reporter abbreviated as SCC in its 1st volume, and the case begins from page 388.
Citation is a system which is being used by legal professionals to find past court decisions. The format of citation reported in India is the same. However, foreign and international citations may vary from Indian citations.
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