lmost after a year, the Competent Authority of the Supreme Court in a meeting with the executive committee of the Supreme Court Advocates-On-Record Association and Supreme Court Bar Association on Saturday has decided to start physical hearings in a hybrid manner soon.
The Delhi High Court has today directed the authorities to consider PIL seeking inclusion of judges, judicial staff, advocates, and the members of the legal fraternity in the first phase of COVID-19 vaccination.
The Court has sought the response of State Government and directed it to file counter affidavit within three weeks. The Court put up this matter for hearing on 21/01/2021, and directed to release Petitioners on interim anticipatory bail till then in the event of their arrest.
The Court said that it has not been clarified under which legal provision the name of the Senior Advocate has been printed in the cause list. Whether the Senior Advocate will appear on the instruction of the Advocate taking instructions.
A Circular of the Supreme Court dated November 6 states that there shall be no unauthorized sharing of links by Advocates on Record and parties-in-person without the permission of the Court for hearing of matter through video conferencing.
THE Indian judiciary, like other institutions, is facing an unprecedented challenge and trying hard to devise means to keep the wheels of justice moving. The main avenue is by adjudicating urgent matters through video-conferencing and issuing several directions.
Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice in a plea seeking benefits of the Chief Minister Advocate’s Welfare scheme introduced by the Delhi Government to all the Advocates registered with the Bar Council of Delhi whether they are voters in Delhi or not.