Does SC order to extend limitation amid COVID-19 apply to grant of default bail? Madras HC CJ constitutes Division Bench to resolve conflict

This was prompted to resolve conflicting decisions rendered by two single judges of the Madurai Bench recently.
Does SC order to extend limitation amid COVID-19 apply to grant of default bail? Madras HC CJ constitutes Division Bench to resolve conflict

The Madras High Court's Chief Justice AP Sahi on Tuesday directed the constitution of a Division Bench to decide whether the Supreme Court's order extending the limitation period under various laws during the COVID-19 pandemic would apply to provisions concerning the grant of default bail under Section 167 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC). (S Kasi v. State - Madras High Court May 11 order)

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