KUWAIT CITY, Jul 12: The rental department court received 416 new cases which included 125 cases demanding to evict the tenants from their properties due to their failure in paying rents in last 4 months during coronavirus pandemic. Besides this two cases were filed to recover rents of less then 1,000 KD to set dates for its consideration and inform the tenants of the dates of these cases.
A source in the court stated that there are a large number of these cases waiting to file, but due to limited number of court employees due to reservations based on appointments the cases filed are much lesser and are expected to rise later.
The owners of these new cases were allowed to enter the premises as their cases were registered based on prior reservation booked through online. No litigants are allowed to enter without prior reservation. The court of appeal received 82 new cases, including 28 criminal cases, 21 commercial cases, 11 labor cases, 4 rental suits and 18 civil cases.