1. By notice of motion dated 2nd April 2020, National Hospital Insurance Fund Board Management, the applicant seeks an order for extension of time and that the notice of appeal dated 10th March 2020 lodged in the Employment and Labour Relations Court be deemed as duly filed.
2. The notice of motion was transmitted to me by email by the Registrar of the Court alongside the supporting affidavit sworn by Aldrin Ojiambo for consideration on 15th April 2020 as scheduled in the cause list.
3. I understand from the Registrar of the Court that the application was served and directions given that it would be considered on the basis of documents transmitted on email in light of the existing scaled down operations of the Court owing to the Corona Virus epidemic. I have not however seen any replying affidavit or opposition to the application.
4. I have considered the material placed before me. The principles applicable in an application for extension of time were stated in Nicholas Kiptoo Arap…