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COVID-19: Closure of Karnataka HC, district courts/tribunals in state extended till June 6

Rintu Mariam Biju

All Benches of the Karnataka High Court, district courts and tribunals in the state shall remain closed till June 6 in view of the extended Coronavirus lockdown that was recently hinted at by Prime Minister Narenda Modi.

The notification issued in this regard reads,

"Further, the period of closure of the High Court of Karnataka, Bengaluru including Benches at Dharwad and Kalaburagi is hereby extended till 6th June 2020 for the purpose of Section 4 of the Limitation Act, 1963."

Karnataka High Court closure notification

Previously, it was notified that the High Court would remain closed till May 16.

In another notification issued, Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka has constituted the following benches to hear the "extremely urgent matters". The benches will commence hearing of matters for a week from May 18 onwards.

Karnataka HC Benches
Karnataka HC Benches
Karnataka HC Benches
Karnataka HC Benches

[Read notifications here]

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