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Coronavirus: NCLTs to hear only urgent matters from March 16 to March 27

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In view of the advisory issued by the Central Government considering the seriousness of pandemic Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), all the Benches of the National Company Law Tribunal will hear only urgent matters from March 16 to March 27.

The Notification issued by the National Company Law Tribunal reads,

"All NCLT Benches may take up matters which require urgent hearings on request made by the concerned parties.

To rest of the matters, from 16.3.2020 to 27.3.2020, keep giving adjournments."

Notice further adds,

"The counsel are advised to restrict the presence to the extent required so that we all can contribute our efforts not to allow the spread of this pandemic disease any further.

To take adjournment, parties or counsel presence is not required, do remember avoid coming for this purpose."

It is also suggested that Air conditioners be not used on low temperature as the same is conducive for "aggravating the problem".

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has also restricted its functioing in view of the pandemic.

Read the Notice:

NCLT Notice on Coronavirus.pdf
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