Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain have constituted eight High Court (HC) benches with its 13 judges for disposing of urgent cases during the upcoming two-week annual vacation.
The HC and Appellate Divisions of the Supreme Court will go for two weeks’ vacation to be started from December 19.
Of the benches, five are two-member (division) benches and three are one-member (single) benches.
According to a notice issued by the SC administration, the courts will operate from 10:30am to 1:15pm during the vacation.
The number of the HC judges is now 101. Among them, three are dealing with war crimes cases at International Crimes Tribunal-1.
The chief justice will assign one or two judges of the appellate division to run the chamber courts during the forthcoming vacation.