In view of extension of the lockdown period, the Madras High Court has extended the life of all the interim orders passed by it, that were subsisting as on March 20, till June 1.
The high court has also put all unexecuted orders of eviction, dispossession or demolition passed by it or the courts subordinate to it, at abeyance till June 1.
The court has also clarified that in case the extension of the interim orders causes undue hardship of any extreme nature to any party, they would be at liberty to seek appropriate relief as may be advised.
The order has been passed in continuation of an earlier order dated March 26, passed by a division bench of Justice M. Sathyanarayanan and Justice Abdul Quddhose, in a case registered suo moto.
Through the order dated March 26, the High Court had extended all interim orders, etc. till April 30. Taking stock of the prevailing circumstances and extension of the lockdown however, a bench comprising of Justice M. Sathyanarayanan and Justice M. Nirmal Kumar on Saturday ordered,
"In the light of the above facts and circumstances and also take into consideration of the current situation/scenario, directions issued in the order dated 26.03.2020, are extended till 01.06.2020."
Case Title: Suo Moto
Case No.: WP No.7413/2020
Quorum: Justice M. Sathyanarayanan and Justice M. Nirmal Kumar
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