Second Covid Wave: Madras High Court To Function Completely Through Virtual Mode Till 23rd April

first_imgNews UpdatesSecond Covid Wave: Madras High Court To Function Completely Through Virtual Mode Till 23rd April Nupur Thapliyal16 April 2021 10:18 AMShare This – xThe Madras High Court has resolved to function completely through virtual mode of hearings till 23rd April in view to ensure that prevention measures are taken in order to arrest the spread of pandemic. The said direction will apply to both the benches i.e. High Court at Madras as well as the Madurai Bench.In the notification issued by the Registrar General Mr. P Dhanabal on Thursday it has…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Madras High Court has resolved to function completely through virtual mode of hearings till 23rd April in view to ensure that prevention measures are taken in order to arrest the spread of pandemic. The said direction will apply to both the benches i.e. High Court at Madras as well as the Madurai Bench.In the notification issued by the Registrar General Mr. P Dhanabal on Thursday it has been stated thus:”Even though the situation in Tamil Nadu may be better than other places in the country, so as to ensure that immediate preventive measures are taken to arrest the further spread of the pandemic, the State Government has requested the High Court of Madras to take appropriate immediate measures so that the footfall in the court buildings is reduced considerably.”The said notification states that hearing of cases shall be only on virtual mode to the extent possible, except the appearance of the Government Lawyers in respect of bail and other urgent motions.Furthermore, it has been stated that All Lawyers’ Chambers shall remain closed from 17.04.2021 (Saturday) until further orders.The notification also provides the following directions: – The above arrangements will continue till 23.04.2021 (Friday). The situation will be reviewed on 22.04.2021 for further directions. -This notification supersedes the Notification No.23991-C/2020/C3, dated 18.03.2021; Notification No.75/2021, dated 07.04.2021; and all other earlier notifications on the above subject.Click Here To Read NotificationNext Storylast_img read more