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Appointments transfers pivotal to justice system interference doesnt augur well SC

first_imgNew Delhi: Appointment and transfer of judges form “the root of the administration of justice” and interference in that “does not augur well” for the institution, the Supreme Court said on Monday. It observed while deciding to keep the Gujarat High Court Advocate Association’s plea pending which has sought a direction to the Centre to implement the Supreme Court Collegium’s recommendations on the transfer of Bombay High Court judge Justice Akil Kureshi. Also Read – India gets first tranche of Swiss account details under automatic exchange framework The Collegium, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi, had recommended to the Centre to appoint justice Kureshi as the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court. It later recommended that Justice Kureshi be appointed as the Chief Justice of the Tripura High Court. “Appointments and transfers go to the root of the administration of justice and where judicial review is severely restricted. Interference in the system of administration of justice does not augur well for the institution,” the apex court said while keeping the plea of bar body pending. Also Read – Trio win Nobel Medicine Prize for work on cells, oxygen A bench comprising the Chief Justice and justices S A Bobde and S A Nazeer was told by senior advocate Arvind Datar, appearing for the GHCAA, that its plea be kept pending till the central government implements the Collegium’s recent recommendations of appointing Justice Kureshi as Chief Justice of the Tripura High Court. The bench agreed to the submissions of the GHCAA and fixed the matter for further hearing after the Centre takes a call on its decision. The modified recommendation to send Justice Kureshi to Tripura High Court was uploaded on the apex court’s website late Friday evening, and it said that a concerned decision was taken in the Collegium’s meeting held on September 5. Appointment of Justice Kureshi as chief justice of the Madhya Pradesh high court was recommended by the Collegium on May 10 this year. The GHCAA plea has claimed that the Centre did not clear the file for appointment of Justice Kureshi and on June 7 came out with a notification appointing Justice Ravi Shanker Jha as acting chief justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court. With PTI inputslast_img

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