The Rajasthan High Court has decided that all its benches will begin regular functioning from Monday, June 29 onwards.
Through a notification dated June 12, it is intimated that both the Benches of High Court at Jodhpur and Jaipur shall function regularly from 10.30 AM to 4.30 PM and listing of matters shall be limited to 100 cases in each court.
In case fresh/ urgent/ court date matters are less than 100, matters of other categories may also be listed in each court.
Matters will be heard, both through physical hearings and via video conferencing.
Hearing of only fresh and uncontested matters or where all the counsel appearing in a case appear through video conferencing, shall be done through video conferencing.
For the purpose of hearing of cases, firstly the matters where counsel are appearing physically shall be taken up. Matters through Video Conferencing shall be taken up between 3.30 PM to 4.30 PM. In case matters where counsel are appearing physically, end prior to 3.30 PM, matters through Video Conferencing can be taken up earlier.
Entry in Court & Courtrooms
Advocates will be permitted to enter the court premises on showing an e-pass, issued to them only when they have to appear in the court for the purpose of hearing. The same may be generated from the High Court website.
Advocates, Litigants, Staff Members and other Stake-holders residing in Hot spot/ Containment Zones/ Restricted Area/ Area under Curfew and the persons under Quarantine/ Isolation shall not be allowed to enter the premises.
Only those Advocates shall be allowed in the courtroom who have to argue in the case being taken up or who are to appear in next four cases on the list; no Advocate shall be present in the court merely for seeking pass-over.
One litigant per case/ each side shall be permitted into the court premises through e-pass. In case presence of a litigant is directed by the Court, then such litigant shall produce copy of the order directing the presence.
Wearing a face mask within the Court premises shall be mandatorily; wearing of coats and gowns for advocates is optional.
In case of contested matters, filing of brief written submissions in up to 5 pages, after its exchanging with the other side/sides would be mandatory for expeditious disposal of the cases.
All fresh matters may be filed manually or by e-filing. While filing matters manually, Advocates will file their cases / documents / petitions / applications in the Stamp Reporter Section while maintaining all precautionary measures as mentioned in Central & State Government Advisory.
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