Meghalaya High Court (L) and Andhra Pradesh High Court (R)
Meghalaya High Court (L) and Andhra Pradesh High Court (R)

Coronavirus: Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya High Courts issue precautionary measures, only urgent matters to be heard for next two weeks

Aishwarya Iyer

The Andhra Pradesh and Meghalaya High Court have issued notifications to implement preventative measures regarding the functioning of the Court due to minimise the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus.

It has been informed that the Courts would only take up hearing of urgent matters, on receiving a request by the concerned parties to do so. This pattern may continue for a period of two weeks till the end of the month.

Any interim relief or stay granted would continue till the normal functioning resumes, as per the notifications.

The measures include avoidance of mass gatherings in and around the High Court premises, continuous sanitation of the premises along with provision of sanitisers in the premises for advocates, staff and other visitors.

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