Lagos State Judiciary: Notice of 2020 Christmas Vacation


It is hereby stated for general information that the Chief Judge of Lagos State, the Honourable Justice Kazeem Alogba, has pursuant to order 49 rule 4 (c) of the High Court of Lagos State (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2019 approved that the period between Thursday, the 24th day of December, 2020 to Monday, the 4th day of January, 2021 shall be the period fixed for Christmas vacation 2020.

Please note that work shall resume on Tuesday, the 5th day of January, 2021. arrangements 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 provisions of 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 is urgent and provided that the condition prescribed by Order 49 Rule 5 shall be observed and complied with.


Mrs. O.A Okunuga
Chief Registrar

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