News UpdatesSubordinate Courts In Tamil Nadu To Take Up Increased No. Of Cases Via Physical Hearings [Read Notice] LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK24 Sep 2020 7:03 AMShare This – xThe Administrative Committee of the Madras High Court has decided to expand the scope of physical court hearings in Subordinate Courts by enhancing the number of cases being heard, as well as permitting such of those litigants to come to Court, whose cases are listed for hearing. The decision has been taken in consultation with Principal District Judges; City Civil Court, Chennai;…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Administrative Committee of the Madras High Court has decided to expand the scope of physical court hearings in Subordinate Courts by enhancing the number of cases being heard, as well as permitting such of those litigants to come to Court, whose cases are listed for hearing. The decision has been taken in consultation with Principal District Judges; City Civil Court, Chennai; Chief Judge, Court of Small Causes, Chennai; Chief Judge, Puducherry; and respective Bar Associations of the Districts. It has been intimated that: Number of cases, which were approximately limited to ten cases up till now per Court, has been increased to at least twenty cases per Court.They are further permitted to take up surrender applications and entertain sureties and allow them to enter Court physically before the Magistrate/Court concerned.In order to avoid crowding at the same time, Courts shall announce a time slot for the appearance of the sureties and make a request to the counsel to appropriately organize themselves, thereby maintaining social distancing.Clerks attached to lawyers, on their dentification, shall also be permitted entry.All the Taluk Courts in all the Districts throughout the State are now permitted to function with physical hearing, permitting entry to such lawyers as well as litigants, whose cases are listed for hearing. Keeping in view the increase of COVID death rates in the Union Territory of Puducherry, the present system of functioning of the Courts shall continue until fresh reports are received for resuming normal functions. This is also applicable for Karaikal District. The restrictions above shall continue to be applicable in respect of Thirutharaipoondi Taluk in Tiruvarur District. The question of opening of Bar Rooms, Chambers and Canteens inside the premises of the District Courts shall be considered by the Administrative Committee on a later date. Click Here To Download Notice Read Notice Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Story
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