The Allahabad has constituted 2 Division Benches and 12 Single Benches, including 3 e-Courts, to hear extremely urgent cases between April 15 and April 17, 2020, i.e. when the nationwide lockdown is expected to be relaxed.
The benches have been constituted with prior approval of the Chief Justice, keeping in view the huge number of filings taking place every day. The list of benches and the nature of matters that will be heard by them may be accessed here.
However, in order to ensure implementation of social distancing, the High Court has issued the following protocol to be observed in the court premises:
Vide another notification, the High Court has also intimated that if the lockdown is lifted on April 15, then all the subordinate courts as well as all the Commercial Courts, Motor Accident Claims Tribunals and Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Authorities across the state will be opened for functioning by adopting the following measures:
It has further been clarified that if the lockdown continues, status-quo will prevail.