PHC judges to donate five days’ salary to govt relief fund
PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Tuesday decided to donate five days salary of PHC judges, judicial officers and officers (BSP-17 and above) to the provincial government relief departments for its utilization in the relief efforts to curb coronavirus spread.
A notification issued by the PHC on Tuesday, says that all courts across the province would remain closed from March 24 to 28.
The PHC also decided to donate one-day salary of PHC staff, its benches and District Judiciary to donate to government relief fund.
The notification issued by the Peshawar High Court here said that in pursuant of the notification issued by the provincial government, chief justice is please to order that this court, it benches and all the courts throughout the province shall remain closed with effect from March 24 till March 28.
However, arrangements have been made in the public interest. Two benches at the principal seat to deal with the civil and criminal urgent matters. At the circuit benches on single bench shall deal with civil and criminal matters.
In each district one court at sessions level and one court Civil Judge cum Judicial Magistrate on rotation level shall deal with civil and criminal urgent matters. The notification says that staff aged 50 years and above, diabetic, cardiac patients and female staff shall avail vacation till further orders. - APP