APPENDIX-G

Set of instructions provided to the District Judges for operating of the e-Libraries

Promotion of employees of various cadres in the High Court

The e-Library shall be used for the purpose of research and browsing law related websites including official websites displaying orders and judgments of various Courts.

The facility of e-Library shall initially be available for six months. On satisfactory user by the Bars, this period may be extended at discretion of the High Court, after which maintenance of the systems and services will be responsibility of the beneficiary Bars. In event, there is/are instances of non-user, the equipment and services will be withdrawn.

The maintenance of the infrastructure, the computer systems and the internet connectivity shall be the look out of the concerned Bar.

Any other necessary action to safeguard the spirit and purpose of e-Library may be taken by the District Judge in coordination with the Bar.

A register shall be maintained either in the electronic form or physically to record the names of the Advocates who use e-Library, the date and time of their use. Entries in this register are to be made on daily basis. The Bar Association shall assign a responsible person to ensure accurate and timely entries in the said register.

The above register shall be placed on a weekly basis before the President of the Bar Association and the District Judge for keeping track of overall utilization of the e- Library.

Instances of misuse of e-Library shall be reported to the President of the concerned Bar Association and the District Judge, for necessary action.

In case of report of any misuse of e-Library, the District Judge shall submit a written report of the incident to the Co-ordinator, Arbitration Centre for necessary action.

Instructions regarding establishment/functioning/management of the e-Library for the members of the Bar Association(s) in the District headquarters

The District Judge of the concerned district in consultation with the Bars, where the e-library is proposed to be established, shall select a suitable site preferably inside the Bar Hall, for establishment of the e-Library in the District headquarters. It should be ensured that the place where the e-Library is proposed to be established is only used by members of the Bar.

The District Judge shall set up a fibre glass/ply cubicle of size (10x10) feet in the selected room where two tables(work stations) of size 4 feet x 2 feet eachwith two chairs shall be placed in two corners of such cubicle. Two computers of the specifications as per Annexure-C shall also be provided by the District Judge.The pictures of theproposed lay out and the workstations are provided in Annexure-B for reference.

The expenses incurred in setting up the e-Library shall be met by the District Judge concerned from the contingency fund.

One half of the door of the cubicle shall be of glass and a sticker reading “e-Library for the Bar provided by the High Court of Orissa” shall be affixed to it.

Provision for internet connectivity (BSNL FTTH plan of Rs.849/-) shall be made for the aforementioned computers by the District Judge.

The e-Library shall be used for the purpose of research and browsing law related websites including official websites displaying orders and judgments of various Courts.

The facility of e-Library shall initially be available for six months. On satisfactory user by the Bars, this period may be extended at discretion of the High Court, after which maintenance of the systems and services will be responsibility of the beneficiary Bars. In event, there is/are instances of non-user, the equipment and services will be withdrawn.

The maintenance of the infrastructure, the computer systems and the internet connectivity shall be the look out of the concerned Bar.

Any other necessary action to safeguard the spirit and purpose of e-Library may be taken by the District Judge in coordination with the Bar.