New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India has released a user guide for limited physical court hearings in wake of the Covid 19 pandemic. The 17- page release provides a user guide for e-nomination of Counsel, e-nomination of clerk, e- application for special hearing pass and e-submission for health declaration.
According to the guide, registered clerks will be permitted to to assist Advocates on Record or counsel for supplying physical material but will not be allowed to enter the court rooms.
Multiple passes will have to be generated for one day if appearance is to be marked in more than one case, as one pass will be requires for every item number in the Court.
A self-declaration form about fitness and good health will have to be signed before physically entering the Supreme Court premises to rule out possibility of self-infection. Self-declaration is to be signed in by entering OTP sent on registered mobile number only on the day of visit.
Read the Complete Guidelines here;12092020-105000_compressed
-India Legal Bureau