To contain the further spread of the COVID19 infection, the Office of the District & Sessions Judge (HQs) has issued a direction to not to use saliva while affixing the court fees stamps on petitions or applications.
The said direction has been issued in view of the ongoing COVID19 pandemic and to reduce the spread of the virus in district courts.
The Circular states:
'Lawyers/Munshis/Litigants/Naib/Courts/Police Officials may be asked through court staff to not to use saliva while affixing court fee stamps on the application/petition and envelopes containing summons/notices, etc.'
In addition to this, the officials are also directed to not to use saliva while doing pagination of files.
While asking for strict compliance with the aforesaid directions, the Circular states that the court staff shall advise the lawyers to use plastic sponge damper pad while inspecting the judicial files.
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