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India: Centre Files Affidavit Showing Appointments to Quasi-Judicial Bodies

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Published on July 14, 2023, 17:41:00

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Centre worked appointments quasijudicial bodies following Supreme

The Centre having worked on the appointments of quasi-judicial bodies following the Supreme Court criticism on the same, the Supreme Court has now been informed, via an affidavit, that appoitments to few of the said tribunals have already been processed. The purpose of this affidavit is to update the Supreme Court on the status of the Search Cum Selection Committees' (SCSCs) recommendations for appointment of members to various tribunals. According to the affidavit, no recommendations made by any of the SCSCs are currently pending with the Central Government.The Supreme Court had expressed severe discontent over the delays, accused centre of not respecting SC decisions and had even said that the Supreme Court could take over the jurisdiction or make appropriate appointments if Centre continues delay. However, seems like damage has been averted.

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