COVID-19 Surge | Allahabad High Court to function by way of virtual mode from today; 25 Courts made functional for virtual hearing

In view of the COVID-19 Surge, a Committee for the Purpose of Taking Preventive and Remedial Measures and for Combating the impending threat of COVID-19 vide a resolution dated 07-04-2021:

  • From 12-04-2021, High Court at its judicial side will function by way of hearing through virtual mode only.
  • Initially, 25 Courts will be made functional for hearing through virtual mode. Number of Courts for virtual hearing may increase or decrease as per the existing workload.
  • Case files if required by the Court will be placed even during the virtual mode.
  • Advocates, Litigants-in persons and Clerks will not be allowed in the High Court premises.
  • Filings of cases will be through e-mode and physical form.
  • Staff will be deputed in the front office on rotational basis.
  • 24 x 7 Helpline will be made functional for assisting the advocates with respect to filing, listing and other information related to a case.
  • BSNL to ensure that speed-related issue is resolved so that no obstruction during the virtual hearing is caused.
  • The above-said arrangement will be effective from 12-04-2021.

Link to the notification: NOTICE


Allahabad High Court

[Notice dt. 07-04-2021]

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