The Kerala High Court has announced that it will sit through the midsummer vacation, 2020 and will hear urgent cases via Video Conferencing.
The vacation sitting of the Court will be as per the High Court Notification dated April 7, subject to the modification that the Single Judges hearing Bail and Writ Petitions may hold sittings from Monday to Friday, if so required.
The High Court has also issued detailed guidelines to be followed during e-filing and video conferencing.
The High Court has cautioned that in case the above stipulations are not followed, the Registry will treat the case as defective.
With regard to Video Conferencing, the court has asked all participants to refrain from using any recording device to record the proceedings and strict action may be taken against those who publish or share Court proceedings without the written permission from the registry. Further, formal attire and other courtroom etiquettes have to be ensured at all times.