The civil workload in the District Court was impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
During lockdown periods the court was unable to proceed with all hearings including, in particular, defended proceedings involving witnesses. There has also been some delay and decrease evident with filing of new proceedings.
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Comparing the current Fiscal year to the previous Fiscal year has seen:
• New business decrease by 173 cases (-25%)
• Disposals decrease by 100 cases (-15%)
• Active cases decrease by 70 cases (-10%)