Saudi courts postpone hearings to avoid coronavirus spread

Saudi courts postpone hearings to avoid coronavirus spread
The decision also included the rescheduling of all postponed court sessions during the suspension period. (File: AFP)
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Updated 15 March 2020

Saudi courts postpone hearings to avoid coronavirus spread

Saudi courts postpone hearings to avoid coronavirus spread
  • Hearings will be postponed at the Kingdom’s courts staring Monday until further notice
  • The decision it said is a precautionary measure to avoid the spread of coronavirus

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Judicial Council will postpone hearings at the Kingdom’s courts staring Monday until further notice.

The decision it said is a precautionary measure to avoid the spread of coronavirus and to ensure the safety of people.

The decision also included the rescheduling of all postponed court sessions during the suspension period.

These cases with be prioritized once the courts resume and the parties relevant to those cases will be notified electronically.
The courts will continue looking into urgent cases or those that require immediate decisions and cannot be delayed.