Pursis is written statement /information given to the court pertaining to any matter pending before it which may include information/ facts/ joint statement/ compromise/ settlement/ no instruction from a party etc with the intent to put the same before the court for its consideration in any proceeding. For instance the party can file a pursis and inform that there is out of court settlement and hence it wishes to withdraw the suit or in the alternative the terms of compromise are documented, thereby requesting the court to pass a consent decree.
Mode of filing
Puris can be filed with the permission of the Court.
Leave of Court can be obtained post statement of a Party and the verbatim copy of the stamen needs to be submitted on the same day which can be recorded in the hearing.
Requisite court fee stamps needs to be affixed to Pursis as per the respective State’s High Court Rules
It also can be referred to a procedure to get the verbal remarks of opposite party in the Court.
It can be taken on legal paper in the following format
before the Hon’ble Court of…..
Court case No. …….
Missl. Purshis (civil or criminal) No……….
“Pursis in the matter of ………….”
XYZ Vs. ABC
The party submits leave of the ld. court to file sworn oath affidavit on the material consideration matter hereof if so instructed hence this Pursis.
Filed by / Drawn by……
Examples of Pursis