Order of the High Court of Delhi in W.P.(C) 6444/2021 in the matter of Ratiram Ahirwar & Others Vs Delhi Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board & Others dated 13/07/2021.

The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi in exercise of his power under Section 22 of the Building and Other Construction Workers’ (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service), Act, 1996 had directed payment of Covid-19 ex-gratia amount to registered construction workers in Delhi. The matter related to grant of Covid-19 ex-gratia relief to registered construction workers in Delhi.

Order of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court in the matter of M. Abubakar Pandit Vs Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir & Others dated 01/06/2021. The matter related to grant of financial assistance of Rs. 25,000 each to advocates, who are in actual practice within the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Also request for direction to formulate a medical and life insurance policy for the welfare of the advocates and their family members practicing in the High Court and District Court within the UT of Jammu and Kashmir.

Order of the Madras High Court in the matter of Grace Banu Vs The Chief Secretary, Government of Tamil Nadu dated 20/05/2021.

The Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Centre for Public Interest Litigation Vs Union of India dated 18/08/2020.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Bar Council of India Vs Union of India & Others dated 22/07/2020. The matter related to financial aid for members of bar affected by COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has taken a heavy toll on the lives of citizens and particularly, the legal fraternity, the SC noted.

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