[COVID-19] Advocates cannot be asked to appear physically before court: Delhi High Court

The petitioner before the court was aggrieved by an order passed by a trial court directing the listing of the petitioner's matter for physical hearing.
[COVID-19] Advocates cannot be asked to appear physically before court: Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court has ruled that in view of the High Court advisories, an advocate cannot be asked to appear physically before court amid COVID-19 pandemic. (VM Singh vs Madan Lal)

However, in case of non-appearance through virtual mode even after being intimated, the court concerned will be free to proceed in accordance with the law, it is added.

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