1. Delhi High Court Rules for Court hours— Every Civil Courts in Punjab and Delhi starts at same time daily on all working day. The general working hours are from morning ten to evening four. There is a lunch 1 to 1.30 afternoon lunch break. All Saturdays except second Saturday (observed as holiday) shall be operational day for Courts and organizations linked to the court. The operational time for offices linked to Civil Courts is from morning 10 to evening five.
2. Taking up cases after Court hours—No fresh case will be entertained after the closing time of court except that the trial of a case started before closing hour if required may carry on for small time.
3. Holidays—Delhi high court rules for holidays are according to Section 47 of the Punjab Courts Act. Annual holidays are approved by the High Court, and no further holiday can be possible by any authority. Holiday list consists of general and local holidays. Maximum three local holidays are limited per year in every district.
4. Taking up cases on holidays—Civil cases and petition by rule not to be entertained on a holiday or during vacation. But if the Presiding official in Court feel it useful, due to some reason to have Court open, some civil suit or plea can be legally heard. For this approval from both parties is required.
5. Delhi High Court Rules in regard of Attendance of ministerial establishment—Members of the ministerial organization of the Courts must (subject to some particular rules concerning the Vacation Department) be present at respective office everyday except on civil court holidays. The presiding officer can order to any official to work on holidays and clear the arrears. An official must not apart from most special time be made to be present on a holiday pertaining to his belief.
6. Preparation of cause lists—Cause register of cases allotted for every day must be ready by previous day. These lists must be displayed in the Court room, or Court-house verandah, in any case by the afternoon of previous day of hearing. This is to inform the groups and their pleaders. The order of reasons in the list must not be changed from without convincing reasons, except the case be sorted by negotiation or the claim be submitted before the trial day. A stringent observance to this practice will ensure on time presence and greatly encourages the dispatch of commerce and the ease of groups and witness. Cases must be arranged in such a way that a petitioner is not required waiting for a long time for plain cases and trivial work like various applications, implementation and protest, etc.