In order to further expand the sphere of hearing of matters during the period of suspended functioning of the Court, has decided to take up the following categories of pending matters:
(i) Matters related to The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act
(ii) Matrimonial matters (including the matters relating to maintenance,
visitation rights and custody)
(iii) Eviction matters based on bonafide requirement
(iv) All Criminal Appeals/Revisions/Petitions in which convict is in custody
(v) MACT Appeals involving death and permanent disability
(vi) Petitions under sec 9 and sec 34 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996
(vii) Quashing of criminal case based on settlement through Mediation
(viii) Ex parte matters
Aforesaid matters would be taken up for disposal subject to the following conditions: –
1. Such matters should be ripe for final hearing.
2. Each side would be asked to send point-wise written submissions not
exceeding five pages. Such submissions in pdf format be sent later as per
the instructions to be issued by the court.
3. Counsels shall file proper index indicating, inter alia, the points on which any authority is cited. The relevant paragraphs of such authorities be clearly mentioned. Proper and complete citations be also stated in the written submissions.
4. Hon’ble Court may, wherever found appropriate and necessary, hear oral
arguments through video-conferencing, with advance notice.
All the counsel of any such case, who are interested in listing of their matter in the aforesaid manner, shall send scanned copy of jointly signed application to the designated email i.e. email@example.com within one week. Such application shall also contain complete particulars of the case, names, mobile numbers and email IDs of all such counsel.
E-filing of ‘non-urgent matters’/routine matters is also being permitted. However, these matters would be taken up by this Court upon resumption of regular hearing.