Supreme Court to now have 34 Judges: President assents to Bill to increase strength

Bar & Bench August 12 2019

The President of India has signed off on the Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill, 2019 to increase the strength of the Supreme Court to thirty-three (33), excluding the Chief Justice of India.

The Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha last Monday. On Wednesday, the money bill was returned by the Rajya Sabha to Lok Sabha . . .

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