CJI, 7 senior judges to listen to PILs, letter petitions, social justice issues from October 5 : The Tribune India

2020/10 01 17:10

New Delhi, October 1

The Supreme Courtroom on Thursday got here out with a brand new roster of project of circumstances to the judges wherein the general public curiosity litigations (PILs), letter petitions and social justice issues would now be heard by Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde and 7 senior judges.

As per new roster, which might come into impact from October 5, moreover the CJI, senior-most decide Justice NV Ramana and justices RF Nariman, UU Lalit,  AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and L Nageswara Rao would take care of PILs and social justice issues often involving Centre, states and their instrumentalities as reverse events.                    

Normally six to seven Benches of the apex court docket assemble by video conferencing as a result of ongoing pandemic situations in distinction with regular instances, when 14-15 Benches used to take up circumstances in bodily hearings.

As per the sooner roster, launched on November 29, final 12 months, the PILs and social justice circumstances had been to be heard by the CJI and different three senior most judges.

In addition to PIL issues, CJI Bobde has saved with him the issues of contempt, election, habeas corpus, social justice, direct and oblique tax circumstances and election issues, amongst others.

The CJI could be additionally coping with election issues and circumstances pertaining to appointments of constitutional functionaries and the issues that are specifically assigned to him.

The seven senior most judges could be assigned letter petitions and PILs by the CJI.

Justice Ramana can even be listening to issues associated to arbitration, compensation, non secular and charitable endowments and circumstances associated to judicial officers.

The Bench headed by Justice Nariman would look into circumstances associated to Firm legislation, household and issues associated to mercantile legal guidelines and business and banking transcations. PTI


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