The Madras High Court has notified certain additional directions with reference to the mode of filing and hearing of urgent cases in the Principal Seat at Madras, during the pandemic.
The High Court decided to observe restrictive functioning on March 18. Subsequently on March 24, entry in the High Court premises was prohibited for a period of three weeks. It was further notified that only extremely urgent cases will be heard via video conferencing.
The said notification has now been extended in view of lockdown extension and the high court has issued the following directives to suit the convenience of all the stakeholders:
It has further been informed that the instructions for participating in Court Proceedings through Video Conferencing facility will be intimated to the Advocates/Parties by the Registry.