The High Court is currently on a two-week vacation.
This means that its registry office will open only for an hour in the mornings from 9am to 10am and in the afternoon from 1pm to 2pm.
A notice was pinned up at the entry of the High Court registry office informing the public of the vacation which started on Monday.
The vacation will end on September 26, which is on a Friday.
Normal official hours will resume on September 29.
Only urgent hearing of criminal and civil cases and ongoing trials will be heard at the High Court during the vacation.
The Magistrates’ Court in Honiara and the province are not affected by the vacation and are continuing with its normal official service and hearing of civil and criminal matters.
By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN