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Allahabad High Court Advances Summer Vacation, To Remain Closed From May 10 To June 4

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6 May 2021 9:05 AM GMT
Allahabad High Court Advances Summer Vacation, To Remain Closed From May 10 To June 4
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The Allahabad High Court on Thursday issued a notice, preponing the summer vacation of the High Court and the Subordinate Courts. The vacation period, earlier scheduled from June 1 till June 30, 2021 has been advanced to begin from May 10 until June 4, 2021. The Court has ordered, "Summer Vacation in the High Court of Judicature at Allahabad as well as its Lucknow Bench and...

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday issued a notice, preponing the summer vacation of the High Court and the Subordinate Courts.

The vacation period, earlier scheduled from June 1 till June 30, 2021 has been advanced to begin from May 10 until June 4, 2021.

The Court has ordered,

"Summer Vacation in the High Court of Judicature at Allahabad as well as its Lucknow Bench and its Subordinate Courts be preponed and observed from 10.05.2021 to 04.06.2021 in lieu of 01.06.2021 to 30.06.2021 and the Calendars be treated modified accordingly…"

In related news, the Chhattisgarh High Court shall remain for summer vacation from May 10 to June 5, 2021.

The Gujarat High Court shall remain closed for Summer Vacation from May 10, 2021 till June 6, 2021 (both days inclusive). The vacation is divided into four sections and two Single Benches have been notified for each Section.

Keeping in view the deteriorating Covid-19 pandemic situation, the Calcutta High Court has also decided to prepone the summer vacations starting from May 24, 2021 to May 3, 2021.

Taking into account the COVID19 second wave, the Supreme Court has advanced the summer break of the Supreme Court from May 10. It will re-open after the summer break on June 28. The Court was otherwise scheduled to close on May 14.

A circular issued by the Court last week said :

"It is hereby circulated for the information of all concerned that upon consideration of the suggestions from the Bar due to an alarming surge in Covid-19 infections, and in terms of provisions of the Supreme Court Rules, 2013 in that regard, Hon'ble the Chief Justice of India has been pleased to direct that the Summer Vacation of the Supreme Court Calendar, 2021 be rescheduled to commence on Monday, the 10th May, 2021, and the Hon'ble Court shall reopen after Summer Vacation on Monday, the 28 June, 2021, and further that Saturday, the 13th November, 2021 shall be a working day of the Hon'ble Court".

The decision was taken keeping in view the deteriorating Covid-19 pandemic situation whereby a number of Judges and their family members, and a number of employees working in the High Court and their family members are tested positive for Covid-19.

Similarly, the ensuing Summer Vacation of the Orissa High Court commencing from 24th May 2021 was advanced to 03rd May 2021 and will continue till 05th June 2021. Also, the ensuing Summer vacation of the Subordinate Courts commencing from 22nd May 2021 was also advanced to 03rd May 2021 and it will continue till 05th June 2021. The High court and the Subordinate Courts would reopen on 7th June.

Also, the Principal Seat of the Madras High Court and its Bench at Madurai shall remain closed for Summer Vacation starting from May 1, 2021 till May 31, 2021.

The Madhya Pradesh High Court as well as the Subordinate Courts of the State will remain closed for Summer Vacations from 10th May to 04th June 2021.

A notification issued in this regard, states that it was decided to prepone summer vacation [earlier scheduled for 17th May to 11th June] to 10th May to 04th June 2021.

The Telangana High Court will remain closed for Summer Vacations for this year from 3rd May to 31st May 2021. However, the notification issued in this regard, states that vacation benches shall be sitting for the specified period for hearing matters as mentioned in the schedule.

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has modified it's calendar for summer vacation of this year in light of the recent surge in Covid 19 cases throughout the Country. The Competent Authority of the NCLAT has resolved to prepone the summer vacations from 26th April to 20th May from the earlier notified schedule of 7th to 30th June.

The National Green Tribunal has modified it's calendar for summar vacation of this year in light of the recent surge in Covid 19 cases throughout the Country. The Competent Authority of the NGT has resolved to prepone the summer vacations from 19th April to 18th May from the earlier notified schedule of 1st to 30th June.

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