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SC Dismisses Plea For A New Body For Judges Appointment Saying It Cannot Amend Constitution

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The Supreme Court today dismissed a PIL by National Lawyers’ Campaign for Judicial Transparency and Reforms which sought a new mechanism for the appointment of Judges in High Courts and Supreme Court outside the control of the judiciary and the executive saying “we cannot amend the constitution”.

“We are dismissing it. We see no merit in this petition..Your ideas may be good or bad we are not commenting. But your prayers…what all you are asking cannot be done without quashing certain constitutional provisions”, a bench of Justice Arun Mishra and Justice U U Lalit told advocates Mathew J. Nedumpara and A.C. Philip who sought formation of a “public, transparent body” free from judiciary and executive.

 

Read more at: http://www.livelaw.in/sc-dismisses-plea-new-body-judges-appointment-saying-cannot-amend-constitution/