Karnataka High Court issues modified standard operating procedure for the district and trial courts effective from 28 September 2020

The Karnataka High Court has issued a modified standard operating procedure for the district and trial courts effective from 28 September 2020. All district and trial Courts in the State of Karnataka will substantially reopen in a phased manner. The Court rooms in all the Courts in the State will be modified for the purpose of recording of evidence by covering the witness box and the accused dock. The entry of litigants in the Court complexes will continue to remain prohibited. However, witnesses and the accused (on bail) will be allowed entry into the Court complexes upon production of a negative report of rapid antigen test of the same date.

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Originally published by Triligal, September 2020

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