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The functioning of the Delhi High Court and its subordinate courts shall now remain suspended till May 23.
A decision to this effect was taken by the Administrative and General Supervision Committee of High Court.
During this period, the arrangements qua mentioning and hearing of urgent matters by the High Court through videoconferencing shall continue as before.
However, the number of Single Benches shall be increased to ten.
All the pending matters listed before the Court during this period stand adjourned to dates in July, 2020.
The subordinate courts shall also continue to take up urgent matters related to bail, stay/injunction as per the directions already issued.
The High Court has further ordered that no adverse order shall be passed by the subordinate courts without giving hearing through videoconferencing or without having written submissions from the counsel concerned.
If any judicial officer wants to pronounce judgment in the physical presence of the parties, all the necessary precautions be taken to maintain social-distancing, it is ordered.
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