The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court has further extended by two weeks the stay on a High Court verdict that declared the operation of mobile courts by the executive magistrates illegal.
Attorney general Mahbubey Alam said the executive magistrates can operate mobile courts during this time.
A six-member bench of the Appellate Division led by chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha adjourned the hearing for two weeks more following a plea by the government.
On 4 July, the Appellate Division granted two weeks to the government for preparation.
The matter was placed before the court for hearing. Hasan MS Azim stood for the writ petitioner.
Earlier, the court stayed the hearing till 2 July.
Following a stay plea by the state on the HC verdict, the chamber judge stayed the HC verdict till 18 May and sent it to the regular bench for hearing.
The matter was placed before the court for hearing on 21 May.