Having assessed the COVID affected cases in all the districts of the State and issues related thereto, in view of the health guidelines issued by the Government of India and the State Government and keeping in view the safety of litigants, advocates, officers and staff of the Subordinate Courts, Uttarakhand High Court Court has issued following directions for conduct of work in the Subordinate Courts:-
- Subordinate Courts of District Champawat, Rudraprayag and Uttarkashi will resume normal judicial work, except trials, only through physical mode w.e.f. 14.06.2021.
- Subordinate Courts of the remaining 10 districts will continue hearing through virtual mode in consonance with Notification No. 181/UHC/Admin.B/2021 dated 15.05.2021 of the Hon’ble Court.
- Subordinate Courts will follow the guidelines given in the enclosed Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs).
- The Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) will be strictly adhered to with such suitable adaptations, as may be necessary to confirm to the hearing through physical or virtual mode, as the case may be.