Public interest litigation
Conditions of filing a PIL
What are the conditions of filing a PIL?
By  Anonymous  |  02 Jun 2016  |  Upvotes: 0  | 

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Vishal Kumar Thakur

A PIL can be filed when the following conditions are fulfilled:-

• The presence of ´Public Interest´ is important to file a PIL.

• There must be a public injury and public wrong caused by the wrongful act or omission of the state or public authority.

• It is for the enforcement of basic human rights of weaker sections of the community who are down trodden, ignorant and whose fundamental and constitutional rights have been infringed.

• It must not be frivolous litigation by persons having vested interests.

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