Supreme Court strikes down amended Finance Act rules for tribunals

News:The Supreme Court has struck down the rules formulated by the Centre on appointment and service conditions for members of various tribunals and referred to a larger bench the issue of examining the validity of the passage of the Finance Act 2017 as a Money Bill. Facts: Finance act on Tribunals: The Finance Act,2017 had… Continue reading Supreme Court strikes down amended Finance Act rules for tribunals

Government defends move on Finance Act

The Centre has told the Supreme Court that Finance Bill,2017 was certified as a Money Bill by the Speaker of the Lok Sabha and judicial review of that decision cannot be done.The government argued that Article 122 of the Constitution states that the conduct of business and Proceedings of the parliament cannot be questioned before… Continue reading Government defends move on Finance Act

SC seeks Centre’s view on bringing all tribunals under one umbrella

The Supreme Court has sought the Centre’s view within two weeks on bringing all the Tribunals under one central umbrella body to ensure efficient functioning and streamlining the working of tribunals. Earlier, the Supreme Court in its two verdicts of 1997 and 2010 had directed government to bring all the tribunals under one central umbrella.… Continue reading SC seeks Centre’s view on bringing all tribunals under one umbrella