Judicial Appointments Conundrum Pre-NJAC Verdict

Govt. notifies NJAC, puts an end to collegium

  1. The notification brings into immediate effect the National Judicial Appointments Commission Act, 2014, and the 99th Constitution Amendment Act.
  2. Now, the political class and civil society have an equal voice, along with the judiciary, in the appointment and transfer of judges in the highest judiciary.
  3. While referring the petitions to a larger Bench, the SC had refused to pass a stay order on the law coming into force.
  1. The notification brings into immediate effect the National Judicial Appointments Commission Act, 2014, and the 99th Constitution Amendment Act.
  2. Now, the political class and civil society have an equal voice, along with the judiciary, in the appointment and transfer of judges in the highest judiciary.
  3. While referring the petitions to a larger Bench, the SC had refused to pass a stay order on the law coming into force.