Benches to hear cases virtually till May 17: Rajasthan HC
In view of the sudden increase of Covid-19 cases in Rajasthan, the Rajasthan High Court issued a circular stating that its Jodhpur and Jaipur benches shall continue to function virtually till May 17.
This notification from HC came in the wake of the State Government’s restriction on various activities including closure of work places, commercial establishments and markets from May 4 to May 17. It clarified that the personal presence of alleged persons in Appeals/Revision shall be excepted till May 17. Similarly, the Subordinate courts/Special courts/Tribunals in the Rajasthan state would also continue to function from May 4 to May 17 in virtual mode.
The notification read, “All other directions issued vide Notification dated 19.04.2021 which were specifically applicable only till 03.05.2021, shall continue up to17.05.2021.”
Further, as per directions of the Supreme Court issued vide its order dated 27 April 2021 passed in Miscellaneous Application in RE COGNIZANCE FOR EXTENSION OF LIMITATION, the period of limitation for all judicial and quasi-judicial proceedings shall stand extended till further orders.