The Full Court of Karnataka High Court has resolved that there shall be no Summer Vacation to High Court and all other District Courts and Trial Courts.
The decision has been taken by the Full Court on April 13.
The Court has also declared 'closure' of HC and all subordinate courts during the period of extended lockdown till May 3.
"It is declared that there shall be 'closure' of all the District and Trial Courts, Family Courts, Labour Courts and Industrial Tribunals in the State from April 15 to May 3, 2020 (both days inclusive). This period will be treated as the period of closure of the Courts in accordance with Section 4 of the Limitation Act, 1963", the notification said.
Hearing of urgent matters will be conducted via video conferencing. Necessary instructions will be issued to the Advocates / Parties-in-person when hearing of urgent matter is permitted.
Video Conferencing hearing of urgent matters shall be fixed on each Tuesday and Friday between 11.00 am and 12.30 pm. It can be fixed by Principal District Judge / Principal Judge on any other day in case of grave urgency. If any Tuesday or Friday is a General Holiday, the matters shall be fixed on immediately next working day.
The cases which are already listed up to May 2, 2020 will be adjourned automatically to subsequent dates, which shall be uploaded in the website as well as CIS.
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