Measures being drafted to regulate Court hearings

The Chamber of Advocates stated that it is informed that the health authorities are drafting protocols linked with Covid-19 which will be observed in Court hearings.

The Chamber said in a statement that this morning it met Justice Minister, representatives of the judiciary and Courts administration on protocols that will be used in Courts during a transitory period. This will permit the re-functioning of the Courts and hearings while taking all necessary precautions.

The Chamber added that it was informed in the meeting that a document is being drafted by the public health authorities with establishes the protocol on the scheduling of court hearings, once the courts open.

Discussions between all parties are expected to resume next Wednesday.

The Chamber of Advocates said it will take a position after it examines this document and presents its submissions to the ad hoc committee.

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