Judicial Appointments Conundrum Pre-NJAC Verdict

NJAC: What do you mean by by a ‘fit’ CJI?

When you say someone should be ‘fit’ to be a judge, do you mean that we will need a medical certificate saying it is assured we will live till 65 years of age?

A provision in the NJAC Act, dealing with the appointment of the Chief Justice of India says the senior-most judge would be appointed CJI, provided he is “fit.”