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Second Covid Wave: NGT Prepones Summer Vacation For Principal Bench, Zonal Benches From April 19 To May 18

Nupur Thapliyal
18 April 2021 3:44 PM GMT
Second Covid Wave: NGT Prepones Summer Vacation For Principal Bench, Zonal Benches From April 19 To May 18
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The National Green Tribunal has modified it's calendar for summar vacation of this year in light of the recent surge in Covid 19 cases throughout the Country. The Competent Authority of the NGT has resolved to prepone the summer vacations from 19th April to 18th May from the earlier notified schedule of 1st to 30th June.The office order dated 15th April 2021 issued by the Registrar General of...

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The National Green Tribunal has modified it's calendar for summar vacation of this year in light of the recent surge in Covid 19 cases throughout the Country. The Competent Authority of the NGT has resolved to prepone the summer vacations from 19th April to 18th May from the earlier notified schedule of 1st to 30th June.

The office order dated 15th April 2021 issued by the Registrar General of the Tribunal reads thus:

"In the light of sudden and exponential surge in Covid-19 cases, the Competent Authority has pleased to modify the Calendar with respect to Summer Vacations to be observed by all the Benches of National Green Tribunal. The earlier notified Summer Vacations from 01.06.2021 to 30.06.2021 stand cancelled and shall be working for the National Green Tribunal. In lieu of the same, the period from 19.04.2021 to 18.05.2021 (both days inclusive) shall be observed as Summer Vacations for all the Benches. The Registry shall however remain functional during this period."

The office order also provides that e-filing of cases during the said period shall be operational and urgent matters may be taken up for hearing by the Tribunal as per the decision of the Competent Authority, upon evaluation of the reasons for urgency narrated by the parties.

"lt is further informed that request for change of the date of the matter, if required, can be made by the parties / Ld Counsel, atleast three days in advance, by sending e-mail to [email protected], after obtaining consent/ objection of the opposite party/parties in writing, as per the pro-forma for seeking adjournment, which shall be considered by the Competent Authority." The order reads.

The cases listed between the modified dates shall be adjourned to new dates as notified.

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