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Now only the necessary cases will be heard in the Supreme Court, the lawyer and a client will be able to present the case, the crowd will not be allowed to gather in the Delhi High Court. The Supreme Court in Delhi has also been affected by the spread of Coronavirus. Now only the necessary cases will be heard in the Supreme Court. Lawyers and a client related to cases will be able to appear. Benches will be formed according to the need. The Supreme Court has issued a circular to this effect. In view of the increasing threat of Corona virus, the Delhi High Court has also issued a circular. From Monday, only the important cases will be heard in the Delhi High Court. The Supreme Court has issued a circular in view of the increasing risk of Coronavirus. This is the biggest step in the history of the Supreme Court to deal with an epidemic. Only the important cases will be heard in the Supreme Court from Monday.
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A lawyer and a client related to the case will be present. Benches will be formed according to the need. This system will remain in force till further orders. The situation will be reviewed in the Supreme Court every week. The decision was taken in a meeting held on Friday under the chairmanship of CJI SA Bobde after taking cognizance of the Centre's March 5 consultation about not gathering people collectively. The apex court has stated in the notification that the public health service specialties in the medical profession should be reviewed and consulted by the Government of India.
The High Court has said that prisoners who are in jail should be tried to present them through video conferencing. All lower courts should ensure that there are no crowds of people in the court premises and court rooms. Every effort should be made to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. The Delhi High Court will also hear only the necessary cases from Monday. Benches will be formed according to the need. Delhi High Court has also issued a circular for lower courts. The High Court has told the lower courts that unless necessary, the court should not order anyone (witnesses, accused etc.) to appear. The lawyer should tell his client not to come to the court until the court asks him to appear.