Breaking: Executive officers cannot be absorbed as Judges, Supreme Court

Bar & Bench April 23 2018
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The Supreme Court today held that erstwhile executive officers, who had been acting as judges, cannot be absorbed into the State Judicial Service as judges based on their ad-hoc service.

The judgment was delivered by a Bench of Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan in an appeal filed by the Gauhati High Court against its own decision.

The origins of this case can be traced back to the year 2002 when three posts of Additional Deputy . . .

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