38.6c New Delhi, India, Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Legal Insiders

Suspended Functioning of Courts subordinate to Delhi High Court to Extend till May 23rd, 2020 [READ ORDER]

By Priyam Jain      18 May, 2020 03:54 PM      0 Comments
Functioning of Courts subordinate to Delhi High Court

The functioning of the Courts subordinate to Delhi High Court shall continue to remain suspended till 23.05.2020 as passed by the Hon’ble Administrative and General Supervision Committee of this court, in continuation of this Court’s Office orders No. 373/Estt./E1/DHC dated 23.03.2020, No.159/RG/DHC/2020 dated 25.03.2020 and No. R-77/RG/DHC/2020 dated 15.04.2020 and No. R-159/RG/DHC/2020 dated 02.05.2020. 

It was further added that urgent matters relating to bail, stay/injunction as per the directions already issued would be continued to be taken by the subordinate courts. Also, as per the letter No. R-124/RG/DHC/2020 dated 30.04.2020 family courts shall also take up the matters. The courts shall also take up matters ready for final arguments while giving preference to more than 10-year-old cases and cases where the accused is in Judicial Custody. 

It was informed that the MM (Mahila Courts) would also take up matters in which interim urgent relief has been sought under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 1985. Matters which seek application to leave or to contest/defend and are pending for disposal in cases filed on the ground of bonafide requirement would be taken up by Rent Controllers and Addl. Rent Controllers. 

It was also ordered that all matters which are taken by the subordinate courts shall be through video conferencing only. Brief written submissions through emails can be sent from the counsel for both sides if impressed upon. The email ID for each court shall be different for the said purpose. Based on the requirement, assistance of the Centralized Computer Committee will be taken for the creation of such email IDs. 

The notice also stated that no adverse order would be passed by subordinate courts without giving hearing through videoconferencing or without having written submissions from the concerned counsels. All the necessary precautions have to be taken and maintained for social distancing if any judicial officer wants to pronounce judgment in the physical presence of the parties. For this, every District & Sessions Judge shall make sure that a roster is made for the said purpose. 

Lastly, it was informed that all matters by the subordinate courts only listed above shall be addressed and other matters shall be adjourned en bloc and information in this regard be uploaded on the District Court website. 

 

 [READ ORDER]



Share this article:



Leave a feedback about this
TRENDING NEWS

battle-over-butter-chicken-moti-mahal-takes-daryaganj-to-court-in-trademark-showdown
Trending Business
Battle Over Butter Chicken: Moti Mahal Takes Daryaganj to Court in Trademark Showdown

Moti Mahal and Daryaganj restaurants clash in Delhi High Court over trademark claims, each asserting they invented Butter Chicken and Dal Makhani.

28 May, 2024 11:33 AM
punjab-and-haryana-high-court-upholds-eds-arrest-of-aap-mla-dismisses-plea-challenging-detention
Trending Judiciary
Punjab and Haryana High Court Upholds ED's Arrest of AAP MLA, Dismisses Plea Challenging Detention [Read Order]

Punjab and Haryana High Court dismisses AAP MLA Jaswant Singh's plea against his ED arrest, ruling it was in line with Section 19(1) of the PMLA.

28 May, 2024 11:56 AM

TOP STORIES

no-legal-mandate-for-uploading-of-form-17c-on-website-or-handing-over-to-anyone-other-than-candidate-or-agent-ec-tells-sc
Trending Judiciary
No legal mandate for uploading of Form 17C on website or handing over to anyone other than candidate or agent, EC tells SC

EC tells SC there's no legal mandate to upload Form 17C on websites or provide it to anyone other than candidates or agents, citing risks of misuse and mistrust.

23 May, 2024 11:28 AM
national-security-always-paramount-sc-cancels-bail-of-pfi-members
Trending Judiciary
'National security always paramount,' SC cancels bail of PFI members [Read Judgment]

SC emphasizes national security, cancels bail of eight PFI members, stressing balance between civil liberties and counter-terrorism under UAPA.

23 May, 2024 12:05 PM
calcutta-hc-invalidates-five-lakh-obc-certificates-issued-after-2010-cites-unconstitutional-grounds
Trending Judiciary
Calcutta HC Invalidates Five Lakh OBC Certificates Issued After 2010, Cites Unconstitutional Grounds [Read Judgment]

Calcutta High Court invalidates OBC certificates issued after 2010, declaring them unconstitutional. Court cites undue haste and procedural impropriety.

23 May, 2024 03:33 PM
mp-high-court-grants-police-protection-to-couple-facing-honour-killing-threats-over-marriage
Trending Judiciary
MP High Court Grants Police Protection to Couple Facing Honour Killing Threats over Marriage [Read Order]

MP High Court grants police protection to a couple facing death threats from their parents for marrying without consent, citing serious measures against honor killings.

23 May, 2024 03:45 PM

ADVERTISEMENT


Join Group

Signup for Our Newsletter

Get Exclusive access to members only content by email