The Calcutta High Court has extended the life of all interim orders passed by the High Court and subordinate courts in the State until September 30, in view of the continuing COVID-19 situation.
To this end, an order passed on Tuesday has extended the application of earlier orders for the extension of interim orders until September 30.
The first order extending the life on interim orders amid the pandemic was passed on March 24. On April 23, the application of this order was extended until June 30.
The latest order states,
"The order issued on 24th March, 2020 and corrected by later order of even date and extended till 30th June, 2020 by order dated 23rd April, 2020 will stand extended till 30th September, 2020 or until further orders of Court, unless specifically dealt with by any judicial order to the contrary."
As with the earlier orders, the Court has clarified that parties aggrieved by such extension can apply to the appropriate court to vacate or vary such extended interim orders.
The order was passed by a Full Bench comprising of Chief Justice Thottathil B Radhakrishnan, Sanjib Banerjee, IP Mukerji, Harish Tandon and Joymalya Bagchi.