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SC Takes Suo Moto Case For Guidelines On Court Functioning Via Video Conferencing; Matter Listed Tomorrow

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5 April 2020 12:42 PM GMT
SC Takes Suo Moto Case For Guidelines On Court Functioning Via Video Conferencing; Matter Listed Tomorrow
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The Supreme Court on Monday will hear a suo moto case on the guidelines for the functioning of courts via video conferencing during the COVID-19 lockdown.

A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde,  Justices D Y Chandrachud and L Nageswara Rao will consider the matter titled "In Re Guidelines For Court Functioning Through Video Conferencing During COVID-19 Pandemic" tomorrow at 12.30 PM.

On Friday, Justice Chandrachud, who heads the E-Committee of the SC, had held a meeting the judges representing all High Courts on court hearing via video conferencing.

Dr. Justice Chandrachud, reviewed the measures which have been initiated by the High Courts in their respective jurisdiction.

Following the declaration of 21-day lockdown on March 24, the Supreme Court had been hearing urgent matters through video conferencing.

Former Supreme Court Bar Association President, Senior Advocate Vikas Singh, has written to the CJI seeking amendment to SC Rules to provide video conferencing facility even after lockdown.



 



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