Thursday, August 14, 2014

National Judicial Commission bill for appointment of judges passed by Rajya Sabha

The Lok Sabha has already passed the National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill and Constitution (121st Amendment) Bill meant to replace the collegium system with a commission, where the executive too would have a say in selection of judges to the higher judiciary.The Lok Sabha voted unanimously for the two bills after the government accepted an amendment moved by Congress now Rajya Sabha also passed Bill to replace collegium system of appointing judges.