Entire courts in Maharashtra with the exception of courts in Pune will continue their ordinary capacities from the following a long time in two moves according to the new Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) delivered on Friday.
The Bombay High Court on Friday delivered new SOP for all the courts aside from the courts in Pune legal region, whereby it is said that all the courts will begin ordinary working with impact from December 1 of every two movements, which would be of more than two hours – from 11.00 am to 1.30 pm and from 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm.
“In the first shift, preferably, the cases which are fixed for evidence and in the second shift, preferably, the cases which are fixed for judgment, order or hearing of arguments may be taken up,” the new SOP expressed. Further, according to the new SOP, the separate rule judges are approached to choose an official for investigation of the court premises to administer the game plans opposite adherence of the security standards.
With the new SOP, the court library would now return alongside saloons for the legal counselors. In any case, the separate Bar Associations are approached to notice all the security standards and guarantee sanitisation.
The courts in the state have been taking up just critical issues since the lockdown was reported in March this year. The courts were asked to just take up issues of pressing hearing which are bails, expectant bails or remand application. The common courts excessively had nearly quit working since the lockdown and were open for critical reliefs as it were.
Disclaimer: The views, suggestions, and opinions expressed here are the sole responsibility of the experts. No Daily Pune journalist was involved in the writing and production of this article.