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[COVID-19] Physical functioning of Delhi HC, subordinate courts suspended till August 14; Subordinate courts to hear all cases

The subordinate court shall now hear all the cases listed before them through videoconferencing.

Aditi Singh

Physical functioning of the Delhi High Court and its subordinate courts will remain suspended till August 14.

A decision to this effect was taken by the Administrative and General Supervision Committee of High Court today.

All the pending matters listed before the High Court from August 4 to August 14 stand adjourned to dates in September and October.

The Courts of Registrars and Joint Registrars of High Court shall take up matters listed before them through video conferencing. However, evidence shall be recorded only in ex-parte and uncontested matters where the same is required to be tendered by way of affidavit.

The subordinate court shall now hear all the cases listed before them through videoconferencing.

However, evidence shall be recorded only in ex-parte and uncontested matters where the same is required to be tendered by way of affidavit.

The judicial officers are permitted to come to court for holding videoconference hearings from their respective chambers only when they do not have requisite technical infrastructure at their residences or where there is a breakdown of such infrastructure.

Physical hearings shall be permitted in those matters only where a grave urgency is involved and hearing through videoconferencing is not feasible. In all such instances of physical hearings, the norm of social distancing shall be scrupulously adhered to.

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