What is the procedure of Appointment of acting Chief Justice? How is the Appointment of ad-hoc Judges? Article 126 and 127 of Constitution of India, 1949
Appointment of acting Chief Justice and Appointment of ad-hoc Judges are defined under Article 126 and 127 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Articles are:
Article 126 of Constitution of India "Appointment of acting Chief Justice"
When the office of Chief Justice of India is vacant or when the Chief Justice is, by reason or absence or otherwise, unable to perform the duties of his office, the duties of the office shall be performed by such one of the other Judges of the Court as the President may appoint for the purpose.
Article 127 of Constitution of India "Appointment of ad-hoc Judges"
(1) If at any time there should not be a quorum of the
Judges of the Supreme Court available to hold or continue
any session of the Court, the Chief Justice of India may,
with the previous consent of the President and after
consultation with the Chief Justice of the High Court
concerned, request in writing the attendance at the sittings
of the Court, as an ad hoc Judge, for such period as may be
necessary, of a Judge of a High Court duly qualified for
appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court to be designated
by the Chief Justice of India.
(2) It shall be the duty of the Judge who has been so designated, in priority to other duties of his office, to attend the sittings of the Supreme Court at the time and for the period for which his attendance is required, and while so attending he shall have all the jurisdiction, powers and privileges, and shall discharge the duties, of a Judge of the Supreme Court.
What is the Attendance of retired Judges at sittings of the Supreme Court? What is the meaning of Supreme Court to be a court of record? What is Seat of Supreme Court? Article 128, 129 and 130 of Constitution of India, 1949
What is the Original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court? What is the Appellate jurisdiction of Supreme Court in appeals from High Courts in certain cases? Article 131 and 132 of Constitution of India, 1949
What is the Jurisdiction and powers of the Federal Court under existing law to be exercisable by the Supreme Court? What is Special leave to appeal by the Supreme Court? Article 135 and 136 of Constitution of India, 1949
What is Conferment on the Supreme Court of powers to issue certain writs? What is Transfer of certain cases? What is Ancillary powers of Supreme Court? Article 139, 139A and 140 of Constitution of India, 1949
What is the meaning Law declared by Supreme Court to be binding on all courts? What is Enforcement of decrees and orders of Supreme Court and unless as to discovery? Article 141 and 142 of Constitution of India, 1949