Stories Tagged 'Judicial council'
On May 9, the Supreme Court had organised a tea reception to mark “Kanoon Diwas”—Law Day. But just after the reception, Chandeswor Shrestha, the newly elected president of Nepal Bar Association, had traded barbs with Ram Prasad Sitaula, who is Bar’s representative in the Judicial Council.
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The criteria for the appointment of judges as given in the constitution and the Judicial Council Act, 2016 seem like good initiatives, but they are found to be vague and inadequate.
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​​​​​​​Judicial Council’s decision to recommend five Supreme Court justices and 18 High Court judges have come under fire from many senior advocates questioning the ‘competence’ of a number of appointees, with lawyers demanding discussions over justices selection criteria.
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The Judicial Council on Tuesday recommended three senior most justices to the Constitutional Council (CC) for appointment as the chief justice of the Supreme Court.
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The Judicial Council (JC) has forwarded the names of three senior-most Supreme Court Justices at the Constitutional Council for the appointment as new Chief Justice (CJ).
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The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday reserved its verdict on the case challenging Judicial Council’s (JC) decision to recommend 80 judges of high court.
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