The Supreme Court, the Civil Court, the Criminal Court and the Family Court have begun a recess period today.
The Supreme Court and Criminal Court will restart trials on December 15, while the Civil Court will restart on December 10. The Family Court will be on recess until December 30.
Even though the superior courts are on recess, trials may be scheduled and rulings issued if necessary. The courts will continue to be open for administrative purposes.
The High Court has said it will not go on recess this December as local council elections are scheduled for January 18.
According to Article 172 of the constitution, individuals may contest any decision of the Election Commission relating to elections at the High Court.