Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Cuttack, May 21:
The summer vacation of the Orissa High Court that started yesterday will continue till June 19, said a notification issued by the High Court Registrar.
The court will reopen on June 20.
A single vacation judge will hear emergency cases on May 25, June 3, 8 and 13 between 11 AM and 3 PM during the vacation, the notification added.
The court will receive cases for registration between 11 AM till 12 noon during this period.
Besides, multiple special benches comprising of a single judge and two judges which will hear these cases on May 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31 and June 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13 and 17. It will have eight holidays on May 22, 29 and June 5, 11, 12, 14, 15 and 16.
The Special benches of the court will hear the cases of the under-trial prisoners convicted by the lower courts. The vacation bench and a special bench would jointly hear the appeal for criminal and jail criminal cases starting this year.