#SupremeCourt to shortly deliver verdict on a plea by Madras Bar Association challenging Sections 12, 13 of the Tribunal Reforms Ordinance, 2021 and Sections 184 and 186(2) of the Finance Act, 2017 as amended by the Ordinance

One of the moot point of the hearing was whether the retrospective effect given to Section 184(11) of Finance Act would override the judgments of the Supreme Court.
#supremecourt #tribunalordinance
Madras Bar Association had argued that challenged provisions are in "contravention of principles of separation of powers, independence of the judiciary (both being part of the basic structure of our Constitution), and are against efficient and effective administration of justice"
BREAKING: Supreme Court sets aside Centre's decision to fix four year tenure for members of various tribunal in contradiction to the top court's earlier fixing the tenure at five years.
BREAKING: Supreme Court says its concerned over large vacancies in various tribunals and says that serious effort needs to be made by all concerned authority to fill up the post to make tribunals effective in dealibg with the cases
BREAKING: Supreme Court reads down the latest amendments and states they will not apply to appointments made before 04.04.21.
BREAKING: Justices L Nageswara Rao and Ravindra Bhat deliver the majority judgment striking down the amended provisions. Justice Bhat gives a supplementary verdict. Cites independence of judiciary. Justice Hemant Gupta DISSENTS. Justice Gupta dismisses the plea by Madras Bar
Supreme Court sets aside provision of Tribunal Reforms Ordinance 2021 fixing tenure of members of tribunal at 4 years

report by @DebayonRoy

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