Supreme Court Announces New Roster To Come Into Effect From Jan 4

first_imgTop StoriesSupreme Court Announces New Roster To Come Into Effect From Jan 4 Mehal Jain28 Dec 2020 9:34 AMShare This – xThe Supreme Court has notified the new roster determining the allocation of cases to its different Benches, which comes into effect upon the reopening of the court post the winter break on January 4, 2021.The new roster is identical to the previous one notified in October.As per the new roster, PILs and letter petitions are to be dealt with by benches headed by CJI, Justices Ramana,…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Supreme Court has notified the new roster determining the allocation of cases to its different Benches, which comes into effect upon the reopening of the court post the winter break on January 4, 2021.The new roster is identical to the previous one notified in October.As per the new roster, PILs and letter petitions are to be dealt with by benches headed by CJI, Justices Ramana, Nariman, Lalit, Khanwilkar, Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and Nageswara Rao.Election matters, Social Justice matters and Habeas Corpus continue to remain with the bench headed by the CJI only.Contempt of Court matters are allotted to the benches headed by the CJI and Justice U U Lalit.Religious and Charitable Endowment Matters are allotted to the benches headed by Justices N V Ramana, UU Lalit, D Y Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan.Arbitration Matters to benches of CJI, Justice Ramana, R F Nariman, Indu Malhotra and Indira Banerjee.The subject wise roster system was introduced by former CJI Dipak Misra in February 2018, in the backdrop of ‘master of roster’ controversy which erupted after the press conference by four senior judges, who alleged that the CJI was selectively assigning cases to benches of preferences, ignoring seniority of judges.Next Storylast_img read more