Wednesday, September 20, 2006

SC to remain open in Dashain for hearings

The Supreme Court is to remain open for the hearing on the writ petitions in connection with the Habeas Corpus during the Dashain holidays also except on Ghatasthapana, Saturdays and on the Vijaya Dashami Day.
This provision has been made as per Clause-23 of the Judicial Administrative Act-2048 B.S., as the apex court would remain closed on the occasion of the Bada Dashain-2006 for more than seven days from September 23 (Ghatasthapana) till October 6 (Kojagrat Poornima).
According to a press release issued here today, the Court is to carry out such hearings between 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM from September 24 to October 6.
The hearing of the Habeas Corpus writ petition registered till 1:00 PM would be carried out on the same day while the hearings of the writ petition registered after 1 PM would be conducted the next day.
The press release adds that the necessary arrangements including designation of the Judges for the hearings have already been completed.

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