In the light of the current pandemic situation and the lockdown, the Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chandigarh bench has adjourned all the matters listed from Monday to Friday before the Single bench. However, the reason for adjournment is not mentioned in the circular issued on Wednesday last week.
“All the concerned are hereby informed that the matters listed before Hon’ble Single Member Bench from 17-05-2021 to 21-05-2021 are stand adjourned as per the Head Quarters Office order in File No. 01(05)/Circular/CESTAT/2021 dated 12-05-2021. The next day of hearing will be informed to the respective parties accordingly,” the circular said.
In August last year, the Tribunal, in order to address the issues relating to delay in disposing the litigations due to the lockdown in the light of covid-19 outbreak, started attending hearings through video conferencing platforms.Subscribe Taxscan AdFree to view the Judgment