Chief Justice of India-The Hindu-10-11-2022

Chief Justice of India-The Hindu-10-11-2022

(Dear student read this content from your main core book and study material and solve question based on this topic.)

CONTEXT : Justice D.Y. Chandrachud will take oath as the the 50th Chief Justice of India on November 9, 2022

The Supreme Court of India is the supreme judicial authority of India and is the highest court of the Republic of India under the constitution. It is the most senior constitutional court, has the final decision in all legal matters except for personal laws, and also has the power of judicial review.

Appointment of the CJI:

The Chief Justice of India and the Judges of the Supreme Court (SC) are appointed by the President under clause (2) of Article 124 of the Constitution.

As far as the CJI is concerned, the outgoing CJI recommends his successor.

The Union Law Minister forwards the recommendation to the Prime Minister who, in turn, advises the President.

The Supreme Court collegium is headed by the Chief Justice of India and comprises four other senior most judges of the court.

The collegium system is the system of appointment and transfer of judges that has evolved through judgments of the Supreme Court (Judges Cases), and not by an Act of Parliament or by a provision of the Constitution

Recent Development:

In 2019, the SC ruled that the office of Chief Justice of India (CJI) comes under the purview of the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005.

Related Post