The Indian Daily, The Economic Times has reported that the Hon’ble Bench of Delhi High Court comprising of Chief Justice D.N. Patel and Justices Siddharth Mridul and Talwant Singh have further extended the order passed by the Delhi High Court with reference to extension of interim orders on March 25, 2020 till October 31, 2020.
The Hon’ble Court vide its order dated March 25, 2020 had extended the interim orders and ordered that all interim orders passed by the Delhi High Court and its Subordinate Courts, which were subsisting as on March 16 and are likely to expire or have expired, will automatically extend till May 15, 2020 or until further orders to the contrary have been passed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in any particular matter, during the intervening period.
The Hon’ble Court in its recent order has stated that all interim orders which were to expire on August 31 stand extended till October 31 and is applicable to criminal matters relating to bails, interim bails and parole also.
In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, at present the hearings are being carried out through video conferencing, however the Delhi High Court is planning to gradually resume physical hearings with the consent of all and subject to complete availability of public transport.