Courts Update NCDRC to hear only urgent matters till Apr 30

NCDRC to hear only urgent matters till Apr 30


New Delhi, Apr 24 (ILNS) The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission will hear only urgent matters till April 30, in view of the sudden spike in COVID-19 cases in the NCT of Delhi.

Earlier, after some officials of NCDRC and their family members tested COVID positive, keeping in view the SOP guidelines for prevention of spread of the virus, NCDRC President Justice RK Agrawal, on April 18, had suspended the sitting of National Commission with effect from April 19 till 3, and directed to close the office premises for next 72 hours for complete disinfection.

The recent notice by NCDRC, in continuance with the April 18, said, “The sitting in the National Commission has been suspended from April 19 to 30 (May 1 and 2, 2021 are holidays on account of Saturday and Sunday)”.

The notice further states that only one Bench of National Commission, presided by one Member to be nominated by the Commission President on day-to-day basis, will function from April 22 till 30, through Video-Conferencing.

The urgent matters listed on April 19 and 20, will be listed on April 22 and 23, respectively. Similarly, the urgent matters listed from April 22 to 30, will be listed on the dates already fixed. Rest of the matters may be adjourned by the Registry to such dates after May 2, in such a way that on any day, there may not be more than 15 matters for final hearing, after giving advance notice of two weeks.

In case of any extreme urgency, the Counsel shall approach the Joint Registrar, NCDRC through email address with grounds of urgency.

It said, “All are hereby informed that only extreme urgent matters, out of already listed matters on these dates, will be listed before the above-mentioned Benches through Video- Conferencing. The rest of the matters will be listed by the Registry to such dates, after May 2, after giving advance notice of two weeks.”

Further, the Commission President constituted single member Benches from April 22 to 30, in the said notice itself. ILNS/KR/SJ/RJ


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