Lahore High Court (LHC) – Notification – Lawyers can sent written arguments to court during lockdown measure for COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – (18.04.2020)
A circular issued by Lahore High Court (LHC) Registrar on Saturday 18.04.2020, states that the lawyers as well as litigants have been facing difficulties to attend court proceedings due to the lockdown and it is not predictable as to how much time is required to get back to normalcy.
It says in specified matters, the lawyers may send the brief of their cases/written arguments along with the relevant material to the court through mail or email at the principal and all regional seats.
The presence of lawyers and government law officers shall not be required in the courts and similarly except in pre-arrest bail applications, the clients will also not attend the court unless directed.
All branches of the court will also start entertaining institution of cases of all nature from April 20, 2020 according to the notification dated 17.04.2020.