Gujarat High Court Chief Justice urged to relax dress code, wearing of black coats and gowns for Judicial Officers amid COVID-19

The letter by the Judicial Officers Association points out that while advocates were informed that they need not wear coats and gowns as a safety measure amid COVID-19, no such relaxation was given to judicial officers.
Gujarat High Court Chief Justice urged to relax dress code, wearing of black coats and gowns for Judicial Officers amid COVID-19

An Association of Judicial Officers in Gujarat has addressed a letter to the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court urging that judicial officers also be given relaxations in the office dress code as a safety measure amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Dress code relaxation for judicial officers in Gujarat - JOA letter)

In this regard it is pointed out that advocates were already allowed to do aware with the wearing of black coats and gowns while appearing before courts in Gujarat, through a circular issued earlier this month.

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