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Indian court ruling “ensures confidentiality” in sexual harassment cases
30/09/2021
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Bombay High Court
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John VDLD
John van der Luit-Drummond is editor of International Employment Lawyer

Workplace disputes containing allegations of sexual harassment of female employees in India will only be heard in camera or in a judge’s chambers, according to new court guidelines that also restrict media reporting of sexual harassment rulings.

The new guidelines from the Bombay High Court state that the “names of both the parties will not be mentioned” in orders and judgments, which “will not be delivered in open court” or in “online or hybrid” hearings and cannot be uploaded to the court’s website.

 


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