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

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

7 PM Daily Editorials Brief – February 10, 2018(Apex Court passes interim order on appointments to Tribunals)

Context: The Supreme Court accepted the suggestions made by the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) Bar Association on appointments to various tribunals. By doing so the apex court stayed the applicability of provisions of the Central Tribunal, Appellate Tribunal and other Authorities (Qualification, experience and other conditions of service of members) Rules, 2017 Rules notified give… Continue reading 7 PM Daily Editorials Brief – February 10, 2018(Apex Court passes interim order on appointments to Tribunals)