Both the Divisions of the Supreme Court (SC) will hold their proceedings on limited extent from April 5 to 11 during the ongoing nationwide lockdown to halt the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
The Supreme Court has issued separate notifications in this regard.According to a notification signed by Appellate Division Registrar Md Badrul Alam Bhuiyan, the chamber judge of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court will hold hearing on emergency matters only through virtual presence by using information technology on Tuesday and Thursday from April 5 to 11.
A High Court Division notification signed by Registrar General Md Ali Akbar said High Court benches will hold their proceedings on limited scale to deal with the very urgent, writ, civil, criminal and company admiralty related matters only through virtual presence by using information technology.
Meanwhile, another notification said effectiveness of all the interim orders including bail has been extended for next two weeks and a magistrate will deal with cases in every district through physical presence strictly following health safety guidelines.
The notifications were posted on the website of the Supreme Court.