Will appraise situation after Lockdown ends: Kerala HC on plea to exempt Lawyers from COVID-19 Lockdown in genuine cases

The Court has not prohibited the operationalisation of lawyers' offices nor has it passed any order allowing movement contrary to the COVID-19 lockdown, it has been clarified. In other words, the status quo will continue
Will appraise situation after Lockdown ends: Kerala HC on plea to exempt Lawyers from COVID-19 Lockdown in genuine cases
Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court today refrained to pass orders for or against the plea by the Kerala High Court Advocates' Association (KHCAA) to exempt the movement of lawyers during the COVID-19 lockdown in genuine cases, particularly when it comes to inter-district travel.

The Association had sought for such an exemption on behalf of lawyers, in genuine cases for the purpose of filing and accessing resources in their offices. Further, it was also prayed that lawyers' offices be allowed to function with minimal staff.

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