Bombay High Court Stays Evictions, Dispossessions & Demolitions Till June 30; Extends Interim Orders Till Then

first_imgNews UpdatesBombay High Court Stays Evictions, Dispossessions & Demolitions Till June 30; Extends Interim Orders Till Then Sharmeen Hakim6 May 2021 5:07 AMShare This – xThe Bombay High Court unconditionally extended all interim orders till June 30, 2021, or until further orders, unless specifically dealt with by a judicial order to the contrary due to the pandemic’s second wave. (SUO MOTU PIL NO. 1 OF 2021) The extension applies to Bombay High Court at its Principal Seat in Mumbai, Benches at Nagpur and Aurangabad, the High Court of Bombay at Goa, and the courts/tribunals subordinate to it. It also applied to courts/tribunals in the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Daman and Diu. A bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justices AA Sayyed, SS Shinde and PB Varale further said that all orders pertaining to eviction, dispossession or demolition after April 9 should be kept in abeyance as per the Court previous order dated April 16, 2021. “Although the current situation created due the Covid-19 pandemic has marginally improved as we had come across on April 16, the situation is still not very conducive to all concerned. Therefore we extend all interim orders up to June 30, 2021,” the CJ ordered. “The affected parties would be at liberty to approach the court for vacating such orders,” he added. The bench said it would assemble against to take stock of the situation, on June 11. The bench earlier noted that it is extending the life of interim orders to extending protection to those who are disabled to access justice because of the restricted functioning of courts/ tribunals. In an earlier order, dated April 16, the bench has extended interim orders from April 9 to May 7. TagsBombay High Court Cocid-19 Second Wave Suo Motu Chief Justice Dipankar Datta Next Storylast_img

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