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On account of COVID-19 pandemic, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission will hear cases through video conferencing from June 15, 2020, till further orders.
A Notice to this effect was issued by the Commission yesterday.
"Those who are interested in hearing of their pending matters through Video Conferencing may convey their request to the Registry of the National Commission", it is informed.
Such advocates/parties shall submit the digitized records of their respective cases in the National Commission.
It is further notified that with effect from June 3, fresh matters are to be filed with digitized files along with the physical files to facilitate virtual hearings.
Digitized record may be submitted through e-mail at email@example.com.
Earlier this year, NCDRC had restricted its functioning due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the consequent lockdown.
While cases till June 12 had been adjourned vide several Office orders, matters requiring an extremely urgent hearing were allowed to be mentioned before the President, NCDRC at his residential office.