The Meghalaya High Court has decided to hear only urgent matters until March 27, as a measure to combat the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
Through a circular issued in that behalf on Monday, the High Court has adjourned all the cases in both the high court as well as subordinate courts for two weeks, except urgent ones. The cause list of the High Court and other courts will be prepared as usual but all the cases fixed on a particular date will stand postponed to another date, at least after two weeks, and the same will be notified on the concerned court's website and on a notice board outside the court premises.
Be that as may, in all cases where interim relief has been granted and is in operation will be continued/ extended.
Further, in line with the government advisories and steps taken by other high courts, the following instructions have been issued for compliance at the high court and all subordinate courts: