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Not easy to get adjournments in the Supreme Court anymore

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Supreme Court has tried to curb the unhealthy practice of frequent adjournments, by making rules, so that any lawyer seeking adjournment will have to file a consent-letter for adjournment from the opposite side to be submitted to the court-registry at least two days in advance of hearing-date.

 

The Circular issued by the SC is attached to this post.

Supreme Court new procedure on adjournments.pdf

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karira

Members should use the above circular freely with SICs - specially those which give frequent adjournments, even though it is not directly applicable to SICs.

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Are they giving adjournments more liberally ?

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karira
Are they giving adjournments more liberally ?

 

The three worst SICs in giving adjournments are:

 

1. UPSIC

2. Karnataka SIC

3. Odisha SIC

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