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Bombay High Court Refuses to Hear Case as Lawyer Removes Mask in Courtroom

E-News | 27/02/2021 11:57 PM | Click to read full article

Bombay High Court Refuses to Hear Case as Lawyer Removes Mask in Courtroom February 27, 2021 The Bombay High Court recently refused to hear a case after a lawyer representing the File photo of Bombay High Court The Bombay High Court recently refused to hear a case after a lawyer representing the appellant removed his face mask inside a courtroom.

Referring to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) laid down by the high court at the time of resumption of physical hearing of cases, Justice Chavan said that wearing a face mask all the time is compulsory.Justice Chavan allows only lawyers appearing in a case called out to enter his courtroom while other lawyers and parties have to wait in the adjoining room for their matter to come up as per serial numbers.