The Chhattisgarh High Court has decided that the High Court and the Subordinate Courts will start regular/ normal functioning w.e.f. May 18, 2020 and only a limited number of cases (fresh cases and more than 05 years old cases) will be taken up for hearing.
Pertinently, the summer vacation of the High Court was scheduled to end on June 12, 2020 however the same was cancelled vide order May 7, 2020.
The following guidelines have been issued to avoid the spread of pandemic in the court premises:
Ina addition to the above, it is intimated that at Subordinate Courts in the Green & Orange Zones will operate in the following manner:
a) Courts of HJS- from 11.00 A.M. To 02.00 PM
b) Court of LS- from 02.00 P.M. To 05.00 PM
For Subordinate Courts in the Red Zone it is instructed they will function as they were functioning during lockdown period or as per the directions issued by the District Judge concerned/Principal Judge/Judge of the Family Court/Judge- Commercial Court/Special Judge (SC/ST), Member Judge (Industrial Court), Judge (Labour Court) etc., from time to time.
Examination of witnesses
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