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Punjab and Haryana High Court to decide on mode of hearing cases today following apprehensions of omicron outbreak

Saurabh Malik

Press Reporter News Service

Chandigarh, January 3

The Punjab and Haryana Excessive Court docket on Monday will take a call on the mode of listening to instances following apprehensions of omicron outbreak. The excessive court docket is at the moment listening to instances each bodily and just about.

Out there data suggests an pressing assembly of a particular committee, constituted for the aim, to debate the difficulty relating to the functioning of the courts from January 5, when the work resumes after a brief winter break. The assembly is scheduled to be be held round midday.

The Excessive Court docket had shifted to digital mode of listening to in March 2020. Restricted bodily listening to was ordered to be resumed from February 8, 2021, nevertheless it needed to be suspended because the second wave took in its grip Excessive Court docket judges, judicial officers within the subordinate judiciary, advocates, and the employees. The Excessive Court docket was pressured to return to restrictive performing from April 19 final yr.  However all Benches stored on functioning by the digital mode.

Following a “huge surge” in instances, the functioning needed to be restricted farther from April 28 final yr. However all Benches resumed functioning by the digital mode from July 28 final yr with the discount within the severity of the second wave.

Amidst apprehensions of Covid third wave, the Excessive Court docket determined to partially resume bodily listening to of instances from September 6 final yr. The variety of Benches listening to instances bodily elevated regularly.

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