Chief Justice of India D. Y. Chandrachud has recently said that no Vacation Benches will be available in the Supreme Court during the winter break.
Who constitutes vacation bench?
A Vacation Bench of the Supreme Court is a special bench constituted by the Chief Justice of India.
When is vacation bench constituted?
The Supreme Court takes two long vacations each year, the summer and winter breaks, but is technically not fully closed during these periods.
Urgent matters –
Underlying rules –
Under Rule 6 of Order II of The Supreme Court rules, 2013, the Chief Justice may appoint one or more Judges to hear during summer vacation or winter holidays all matters of an urgent nature.