The current Court system has very little allowance for providing electronic copies of documents to the Court.

In most instances documents must be physically sent by post or courier to the Court registry or faxed.

The Ministry of Justice had been investigating a modernised “E-Court plan” which would have seen the digitisation of many Court files.

However, Minister Chester Borrows said the system would not have lived up to expectations and would still have relied on paper.

“The whole thing was designed about six years ago and what we’ve found is, when we’ve looked at other jurisdictions in other courts and other government agencies, they’re doing similar things to a much higher level, and as good as that was going to be it was never going to give us a paperless court.”