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In a first, SC Collegium to upload its decisions on website

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October 06, 2017 16:15


The Supreme Court Collegium has decided to upload on the apex court's website decisions taken by it including elevation, transfer and confirmation of judges in order to ensure transparency in its proceedings. The decision was taken on October 3.


"The decisions henceforth taken by the Collegium indicating reasons shall be put on the website of Supreme Court, when recommendation(s) is/are sent to Government, with regard to cases relating to initial elevation to High Court Bench, confirmation as permanent Judge(s) of High Court, elevation to the post of Chief Justice of High Court, transfer of High Court Chief Justices/Judges and elevation to Supreme Court, because on each occasion the material which is considered by the Collegium is different.


"The Resolution is passed to ensure transparency and yet maintain confidentiality in the Collegium system," the resolution said. -- PTI

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