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Chamber Judge to run virtually from Jan 16

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 07:08 PM, 11 January 2022   Updated: 07:10 PM, 11 January 2022

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The Supreme Court’s Appellate Division Chamber Judge has said that the court will run virtually from January 16 due to the increase in COVID cases in the country.

During the court hearing on Tuesday, Chamber Justice Obaidul Hasan informed the lawyers.

Confirming the matter, Deputy Attorney General Amit Das Gupta said other lawyers including Attorney General AM Amin Uddin were present in the court at that time.

Court proceedings were taking place in virtual and field-specific physical presence at the time of the COVID pandemic situation. A notification was issued on November 29.  

According to the statement, the Chief Justice, in consultation with the senior judges, has decided from December 1, the judicial proceedings of both the divisions of the Supreme Court will be conducted in physical presence following strict hygiene rules.

Then, from December 1, the proceedings started in both the divisions of the Supreme Court in physical presence.

Meanwhile, the government has issued a notification with an 11-point restriction to prevent the new variant of COVID pandemic Omicron — which will be effective from January 13.  

A notification in this regard has been issued by the Cabinet Division on Monday evening.