- July 16, 2020
- Posted by: admin1
- Category: DPN Topics
SC Collegium decided to make additional Judges of 3 High Courts permanent
- The method of appointment of the Chief Justice of India, SC and HC judges was laid down in the Constitution.
- The Constitution stated that the President shall make these appointments after consulting with the Chief Justice of India and other SC and HC judges as he considers necessary.
- Between the years 1982-1999, the issue of method of appointment of judges was examined and reinterpreted by the Supreme Court.
- Since then, a collegium, consisting of the Chief Justice of India and 4 other senior most SC judges, made recommendations for persons to be appointed as SC and HC judges, to the President.