As summer approaches, the Bombay High Court has decided to exempt all the judges of subordinate courts in Maharashtra, Goa, UTs of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu from wearing both the black coat and gown, whereas lawyers appearing before them have been exempt from wearing black coats.
It is clarified that the judges may wear either the coat or the gown while occupying the dais.
The notice dated May 11 has been signed by Dinesh Sharma, Registrar (Inspection). All principal judges in Districts have been directed to bring the above to the notice of all the judicial officers and bar associations in their respective districts.
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