Delhi High Court has recommended the judicial officers of subordinate courts to continue hearing the urgent matters through video conferencing from their respective residences.
The High Court, through its Committee for Preparation of Graded Action Plan, has recommended the judicial officers to come to court only when they do not have requisite technical infrastructure at their residences for conducting video conferencing.
In terms of conducting the hearings, the Committee has further recommended that:
'The District Judge shall ensure that at least one official/staff of every court is present on all working days to facilitate the Judicial Officer to conduct the Video Conferencing and for transmission of requisite documents/records to the Judicial
Officers. The roster for such officials/staff shall be prepared keeping in mind the urgent need for social distancing and decongestion of court complexes.'
In addition to this, the Committee has given the following recommendations for extending the facility of video conferencing to the subordinate courts:
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