P&H high court directs advocates/clerks not to use ‘saliva’ on court stamps and files

The Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed advocates/clerks/litigants not to use saliva for affixing Court fee stamps on applications/petitions being filed in the registry in order to curtail the spread of Covid-19.

An order to this effect has been issued by the registry of the High Court on the instructions of the Chief Justice Ravi Shanker Jha.

Earlier, District & Sessions Judge Tis Hazari Courts, Delhi had directed Lawyers/Munshis/Litigants etc., not to use ‘saliva’ while affixing court fee stamps on applications/petitions and envelopes. The officials were also directed not to use ‘saliva’ while paginating files.

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