Lagos State Judiciary: Notice of 2019 Christmas Vacation

Lagos Judiciary

The Honourable Chief Judge of Lagos State Justice Kazeem O. Alogba has pursuant to Order 49 Rule 4 (c) of the High Court of Lagos State (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2019 approved that Tuesday, 24th December 2019 to Thursday 2nd January, 2020 shall be the period fixed for the Christmas vacation.

Work shall resume on Friday, 3rd January, 2020.

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 49 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 49 Rule 5 shall be observed and complied with.


Mrs. D. T Olatokun
Chief Registrar

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