Lagos State Judiciary: Notice of Christmas Vacation

Lagos Judiciary

The Honourable Chief Judge of Lagos State Justice Opeyemi Oke has pursuant to Order 45 Rule 4 (c) of the High Court of Lagos State (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2012 approved that Monday 24th December 2018 to Friday 4th January, 2019 shall be the period fixed for the Christmas vacation.

Work shall resume on Monday, 7th January, 2019.

Arrangement for dealing with urgent cases during the Christmas vacation are that each Judge will deal with all urgent applications related to any substantive cause already assigned to him/her.

Any urgent application the substantive cause of which has not already been assigned will be dealt with by the Judge to whom the application is specifically assigned.

Notwithstanding the provision f Order 45 Rule 4, any cause or matter may be heard by a Judge during the period of the Christmas vacation where such a cause or matter is urgent and provided that the condition prescribed by Order 45 Rule 5 shall be observed and complied with.


Mrs. D. T Olatokun
Chief Registrar

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