Apr 20, 2020

All courts except SC & CA to function from today

All courts except the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal will start functioning from tomorrow for internal administrative work, including setting new dates for cases, Judicial Service Commission announced yesterday.

The courts that will function are Commercial High Courts, Civil Appellate High Courts, High Courts, District Courts, Magistrate’s Courts and Labour Tribunals.

Priority would be to give new dates for the cases that have been postponed as a result of the closure due to COVID-19.

Staff have been informed that they can use the office ID cards as curfew passes. Attorneys have been informed to discourage litigants from coming to court until the coronavirus situation eases.

(ft.lk)

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