In view of the 21 days long nation-wide lockdown imposed by the Central Government wef from midnight, the Delhi High Court has suspended court work in the high court as well as all the courts subordinate to it, till April 15.
This is in supersession of an earlier order suspending their functioning till April 4.
The High Court has however directed the concerned District and Sessions Judges to permit judicial officers and staff officials to operate from home, wherever possible.
It has also intimated that all pending matters listed before the High Court (including the courts of Registrars and Joint Registrars) on April 13 to 15 will be taken up on July 13 to 15, respectively.
Earlier today, a Full Bench of the High Court had, in a suo moto case, directed that the interim orders passed by it and also the subordinate courts, that were subsisting as on March 16 and expired, or will expire thereafter will stand automatically extended till May 15.
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