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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Law and Justice

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 2234

TO BE ANSWERED ON 22.12.2008

 Appointment of Adhoc Supreme Judges .

2234.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

Will the Minister of LAW & JUSTICE be pleased to state:-

(a)        the number of adhoc and acting Supreme Court Judges appointed in terms of Articles 127 and 128.of the Constitution so far since 1st January, 2000; and

(b)        whether it is a fact that no such appointments have been made during the said period and if so, the last time such an appointment was made with the details thereof?.

ANSWER

MINISTER OF LAW AND JUSTICE
(SHRI H. R. BHARDWAJ)

(a)        No ad-hoc appointment of Judges have been made in the Supreme Court under Articles 127 and 128 of the Constitution from 1st January, 2000 till date.

(b)        Information is being collected and will be laid on the Table of the House.