For some reason no one can fathom, the CJI’s collegium becomes a lame duck during his last month, while his court retains every power till the last minute of his last day in office.
What are the issues with collegium?
Killing of the NJAC –
Way forward –
It is time to revisit this question and secure a better, broad-based and transparent method of appointing senior judges to the High Courts and the Supreme Court.
Source – The Hindu
QUESTION – What is the collegium system? How did it evolve over the years? Has there been any attempt to reform the system of appointment of judges? Discuss the issue in brief.