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JSC moves to limit court attendances

by Staff reporter
25 Jan 2021 at 06:50hrs | Views
Litigants are no longer required to physically attend court when filing applications in superior courts following a directive issued by the Judicial Services Commission.

Under the new practice directive, which applies to the Constitutional Court, Supreme Court, Labour Court, High Court and Administrative Court, a judge is now empowered to dispose of a matter based on filed papers without necessarily calling parties to attend.

The JSC last week shut down Karoi Magistrates Court after recording positive Covid-19 cases at the institution.

Source - dailynews

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