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Functioning of the Delhi High Court, its subordinate courts to remain suspended till May 31

Aditi Singh

In view of the nationwide lockdown, the functioning of the Delhi High Court and its subordinate courts will remain suspended till May 31.

A decision to this effect was taken by the Administrative and General Supervision Committee of High Court yesterday.

All the pending matters listed before the High Court from May 26 to May 31 stand adjourned to dates in July.

Similarly, the matters listed before the subordinate courts from May 26 to May 31 have been djourned en bloc. Further information in this regard would be uploaded on District Court website.

On May 16, the functioning of the Delhi High Court and its subordinate courts was suspended for a week, till May 23.

From today, all Division and Single Judge Benches of the High Court are expected to take up urgent matters through the mode of video conferencing.

During the lockdown period thus far, urgent matters were being taken up by two Division Benches and ten Single Benches.

The Roster Benches will also take up matters which are at the stage of final arguments and in which consent has been received from both sides for disposal of the case on the basis of written submissions alone.

The arrangements qua mentioning and hearing of urgent matters by the High Court through videoconferencing shall continue as before.

Read the Notices:

EXTENSION OF SUSPENDED FUNCTIONING OF DELHI HIGH COURT TILL 31.05.2020 DS (1).pdf
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EXTENSION OF SUSPENDED FUNCTIONING OF COURTS SUBORDINATE TO DELHI HIGH COURT TILL 31.05.2020 DS (1).pdf
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