NEW NORMAL AT NCLT– ONLINE HEARING


The year 2020 is an unprecedented year of unusual era. Technology is helping us to survive. In an earlier post Virtual Reception, Lobby and Meeting Rooms, we discussed the process of online hearing in NCLT and NCLAT. Both Tribunals were till recently hearing urgent matters only. Now, Tribunals are switching to regular cause lists. With new normal, tribunals will hear matters in video conferencing mode.

The Circular/order dated 25th November 2020 issued by the NCLT, say that the NCLT Benches are now re-constituted to attend regular hearing through Video Conferencing with effect from 1st day of December 2020. The Benches shall hear the matters of respective jurisdiction as were hearing before lockdown (before 23rd March 2020). All matters including pending before lockdown shall be heard regularly on all working days. The Benches shall sit per Rule 9 of NCLT Rules, 2016.


Since 23rd March 2020, The Benches at NCLT New Delhi notified through its circulars new dates ten times: 3rd June 2020, 12th June 2020, 30th June 2020, 17th July 2020, 4th August 2020, 19th August 2020, 4th September 2020, 30th September 2020, 9th October 2020 and finally on 29th October 2020.

For the benefit of my readers in Delhi NCR, Final dates are hereunder:

S. No. Original Date Eleventh Date
  as on 23rd March 2020 as circular dated29-10-2020
   
1 24-Mar-2020 1-Dec-2020
2 25-Mar-2020 2-Dec-2020
3 26-Mar-2020 3-Dec-2020
4 27-Mar-2020 4-Dec-2020
5 30-Mar-2020 7-Dec-2020
6 31-Mar-2020 8-Dec-2020
7 1-Apr-2020 9-Dec-2020
8 13-Apr-2020 10-Dec-2020
9 14-Apr-2020 11-Dec-2020
10 15-Apr-2020 14-Dec-2020
11 16-Apr-2020 15-Dec-2020
12 17-Apr-2020 16-Dec-2020
13 20-Apr-2020 17-Dec-2020
14 21-Apr-2020 18-Dec-2020
15 22-Apr-2020 21-Dec-2020
16 23-Apr-2020 22-Dec-2020
17 24-Apr-2020 23-Dec-2020
18 27-Apr-2020 24-Dec-2020
19 28-Apr-2020 4-Jan-2021
20 29-Apr-2020 5-Jan-2021
21 30-Apr-2020 6-Jan-2021
22 1-May-2020 7-Jan-2021
23 4-May-2020 8-Jan-2021
24 5-May-2020 11-Jan-2021
25 6-May-2020 12-Jan-2021
26 11-May-2020 13-Jan-2021
27 12-May-2020 14-Jan-2021
28 13-May-2020 15-Jan-2021
29 14-May-2020 18-Jan-2021
30 15-May-2020 19-Jan-2021
31 18-May-2020 20-Jan-2021
32 19-May-2020 21-Jan-2021
33 20-May-2020 22-Jan-2021
34 21-May-2020 25-Jan-2002
35 22-May-2020 27-Jan-2021
36 26-May-2020 28-Jan-2021
37 27-May-2020 29-Jan-2021
38 28-May-2020 1-Feb-2021
39 29-May-2020 2-Feb-2021
40 1-Jun-2020 3-Feb-2021
41 2-Jun-2020 4-Feb-2021
42 3-Jun-2020 5-Feb-2021
43 4-Jun-2020 8-Feb-2021
44 5-Jun-2020 9-Feb-2021
45 8-Jun-2020 10-Feb-2021
46 10-Jun-2020 11-Feb-2021
47 12-Jun-2020 12-Feb-2021

For urgent matters heard since 23rd March 2020 till 30th November 2020, dates shall be as per the last order sheet, not at per the table hereinabove.

Aishwarya Mohan Gahrana

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