The Calcutta High Court has issued guidelines for post-lockdown functioning. While the High Court has asked everyone visiting the court to abide by the advisories and directives issued by the Central and State Governments regarding hygiene and social-distancing, it is cautioned,
"In the event, physical functioning of the Court resumes but it is observed that the distancing and health and hygiene advisories are not been met, the Chief Justice may be constrained to stop the physical functioning of Court."
It has been clarified however that function of the court will resume only after transport services, particularly, suburban trains and public transport system, are resumed.
Further it is intimated that the Benches so constituted will sit on a "staggered basis".
"If, there are, say, 27 Benches in all (Division Benches and Single Benches put together), 14 Benches will sit on Monday, Wednesday and Friday in one week and Tuesday and Thursday of the following week. Similarly, 13 other Benches will sit on Tuesday and Thursday of the first week and on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of the second week," the notice states.
In addition to this, the following guidelines have been issued to endure physical-distancing at all times: