SC to hear matters in virtual mode from Friday amid rise in Covid-19 cases | India News

0
29
NEW DELHI: Amid the sudden spike in the number of Covid-19 cases, the Supreme Court on Thursday decided to hear all matters in virtual mode from Friday.
According to a circular issued by the apex court administration, with effect from January 7, the benches will sit at the residential offices.
“Only extremely urgent ‘mentioned’ matters, fresh matters, bail matters, matters involving stay, detention matters and fixed date matters will be listed before the courts w.e.f (with effect from) January 10, 2022 till further orders,” the circular said.
It said transfer petitions will be listed before the regular benches, instead of single judge bench, till further orders.
The circular said till further orders, applications for exemption from surrendering will also be listed before the regular benches, instead of chamber judge.
While hearing a matter on Thursday, Chief Justice NV Ramana,…

Source link

Advertisement