Taking note of the current situation and surge in the COVID-19 cases in the national capital, Delhi High Court has extended the restrictions on the physical functioning of all the subordinate courts till July 31 which was earlier set to be July 15.
Chief Justice D N Patel presiding the Administrative and General Supervision Committee of the high court has decided to implement these restrictions. The notification also stated that all the matters pending before this court including courts of Registrar and Joint Registrars from July 15 to July 31 would stand adjourned.
While communicating the decision to the public sources, an official from the Registrar General said that besides these restrictions, high court will keep taking up the urgent matters along with the regular final category matters via video conferencing.
Presently, there are seven division benches and 18 single judges benched in the Delhi High Court.
The Registrar office has also said that 10,480 lawyers and litigants have registered themselves after High Court has inaugurated the e-filing system on June 13. The lawyers and litigants can also track the matters on the online display board.
The High court had earlier restricted its functioning as well as of the subordinate courts on March 25 till April 14 which was subsequently extended to May 3, May 17, May 23, May 31, June 14, and July 15.