THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA
Ernakulam, Kochi – 682 031.
A1-76183/2007 Dated :30.07.2016
In the Joint Meeting of the Honourable the Acting Chief Justice and the Committee to formulate Code for the Press and Electronic Media in relation to Reporting of Court Proceedings in the High Court of Kerala, it was noted that there is need to make public the fact that there is no ban imposed on the Journalists from attending and reporting Court Proceedings.
The Committee to formulate Code for the Press and Electronic Media in relation to Reporting of Court Proceedings will look into the issue of framing guidelines to provide prompt and easy access for the Journalists to judgments and orders which are pronounced and issued.
Taking into account the requirements to insulate the Chamber and Office of each Judge and attached Staff, including Private Secretaries and Personal Assistants, the individual Judges will be at liberty to decline access to any person to their Chambers and the Office of the Private Secretaries and Personal Assistants, including Personal Assistants attending to the Court Work of that Judge from the Personal Assistants’ Pool.