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PIL in SC challenging National Judicial Appointments Commission

Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL), on 13th February 2015,  has filed a PIL in the Supreme Court challenging the latest Constitutional Amendment creating National Judicial Appointments Commission for the appointment of Supreme Court and High Court Judges. CPIL has argued that it violates the basic structure of the Constitution since only a full-time body which functions with transparency can make proper appointments. The current NJAC is neither full time nor transparent. The petition is as under.

Constitution 99th Amendment Act 2014 read more

National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2014  read more