Delhi High Court to consider petition allowing video conferencing for advocates amid coronavirus outbreak

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday said that it will consider a petition seeking direction to allow video conferencing for advocates in the wake of coronavirus spread to ensure the functioning of the court.

This comes a day after the Court directed restriction of the functioning of the court till 20 March and the bench will only take urgent matters, all pending matters listed from 17 to 20 March stand adjourned.

The HC said that the urgent matters, to be listed on the following day, shall be determined by the joint registrars.

The High Court also directed that no under-trial prisoner would be produced before the subordinate courts till 31 March and if the production of any such person is indispensable, the facility of video conferencing will be utilised.

Updated Date: Mar 18, 2020 15:56:10 IST



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