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HC to resume regular operation from Wednesday

The regular activities of the High Court division is set to resume from Wednesday after five months of suspension due Covid-19 outbreak.

 

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain has formed 53 benches to operate the activities of the HC division in regular benches and also in virtual benches, said a HC notice signed by Registrar Md Akhtaruzzaman Bhuiyan.

 

Among them, 18 benches will operate regular judiciary activities and 35 benches will run virtually.

 

The Supreme Court announced general vacation since March 26, for coronavirus pandemic.

 

On May 10, an ordinance was promulgated allowing courts to run trial proceedings through videoconferences and other digital facilities. President Abdul Hamid promulgated the ordinance.

 

Source: United News of Bangladesh