Notification of Closing Courts upto15th April 2020.
The High Court of Sindh at Karachi has issued Notification on 28-03-2020 in connection with Closing Courts upto15th April 2020. Detail is as under:
WHEREAS, consequent upon exponential threats from unique Coronavirus (COVID-19) the Government of Sindh has imposed a complete lockdown across the province of Sindh from 23-03-2020 for the next 15 days;
AND WHEREAS, on account of the restricted movements of people including litigants it is difficult for litigants to file suits/ appeals/ revisions/ applications/ petitions/ other judicial proceedings either civil, criminal or invoking constitutional jurisdiction etc., for reasons beyond their control.
AND WHEREAS, in the larger interest of justice it become imperative to facilitate the litigants to file such suits/ appeals/ revisions/ applications/ petitions/ other judicial proceedings either civil, criminal or invoking constitutional jurisdiction etc. before this Court and number of legal forums subordinate to this Courts, whose statutory period of Limitation may expire during this period.
THEREFORE, while exercising powers under Articles 202 and 203 of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973 read with Rule 4, 6, 7, 43 and 58 of Sindh Chief Court Rules (A.S), Rule 13 of Sind Civil Courts Rules, Section 9 and 10 of the General Clauses Act, 1897, Section 9 of the Sind General Clauses Act, 1956 along with all other enabling provisions, it is notified that.
This Issue approval of the competent authority.