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Guidance on Mask Wearing at Court has changed - updated 15.01.21

From now on, judges and magistrates should strongly encourage the wearing of masks/face coverings by everyone in the courtroom except for the judge/ presiding magistrate, the advocate who is speaking and the witness giving evidence. Jurors should be strongly encouraged to wear masks/face coverings in their retiring room.

Senior Presiding Judge & Duputy Senior Presiding Judge

 

From now on, judges and members should strongly encourage the wearing of masks/face coverings by everyone in the hearing room, except for the judge/panel or a person who is directly addressing the tribunal. 

Senior President of Tribunals

 

 

URGENT Covid-related closure of Milton Keynes County Court - 21.01.21


Milton Keynes County Court building has today (21.01.21) closed because of a number of staff members who have tested positive for COVID. It will reopen for attended hearings on Monday 25th January 2021 after cleaning. 
 
Remote hearings will continue as listed, but attended hearings will either be relisted to another date or converted to remote, as appropriate. Parties will be notified accordingly.