IS SERVICE OF SUMMONS BY WHATSAPP PROPER SERVICE? 

Published On: 01/05/2017

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In a recent order of the Bombay High Court, service of summons by WhatsApp was considered as an acceptable mode of service based on the facts of that case. This was followed by another order in April 2017 by the Financial Commissioner Court of Haryana, which ordered summons to be served through WhatsApp in order to reduce the delay in serving summons in the absence of a proper address.