India - Central Authority & Practical Information

Central Authority(ies):

The Ministry of Law and Justice

Contact details:

Address: Central Authority
The Ministry of Law and Justice
Department of Legal Affairs
Room No. 439-A, 4th Floor A-Wing, Shastri Bhavan
New Delhi
110 001 India
Telephone: +91 (11) 2338 7557
+91 (11) 2338 0408
+91 (11) 2338 7908
Fax: +91 (11) 2338 4241
+91 (11) 2307 0248
+91 (11) 2338 4403
E-mail: judicial-dla@nic.in
sureshchandra@nic.in
General website:

http://legalaffairs.gov.in

Contact person: Mr R. K. Srivastava
Deputy Legal Adviser
Tel.: +91 (11) 2338 7543
Fax.: +91 (11) 2338 1773
E-mail: rksrivastava.dla@nic.in
Languages spoken by staff:  

Practical Information:

Forwarding authorities
(Art. 3(1)):
 
Methods of service
(Art. 5(1)(2)):
 
Translation requirements
(Art. 5(3)):

All requests for service of documents should be in English language or accompanied by an English translation

Click here to read all the declarations made by India under the Service Convention.

Costs relating to execution of the request for service
(Art. 12):
No charges are incurred for service.
Time for execution of request:  
Judicial officers, officials or other competent persons
(Art. 10(b)):
 
Oppositions and declarations
(Art. 21(2)):
Click here to read all the declarations made by India under the Service Convention.
Art. 8(2): Opposition
Art. 10(a): Opposition 
Art. 10(b): Opposition
Art. 10(c): Opposition
Art. 15(2): Declaration of applicability
Art. 16(3): Declaration of applicability

Derogatory channels (bilateral or multilateral agreements or internal law permitting other transmission channels)
(Arts. 11, 19, 24 and 25)

Disclaimer:
Information may not be complete or fully updated – please contact the relevant authorities to verify this information.

 
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(This page was last updated on 22 June 2017)

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