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Rajya Sabha passes bill on judges' appointments

New Delhi, Sep 5 : The Rajya Sabha Thursday passed the constitutional amendment bill that seeks to create a judicial appointments commission for making recommendations on appointments in the higher judiciary.


The Constitution (120th Amendment) Bill bill was passed after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies staged a walkout.

Replying to the debate on the bill, Law Minister Kapil Sibal said that the government wanted a participative process with the judiciary so that the right kind of people were appointed in higher judiciary.

He said it had been agreed to send the Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2013, which is an enabling legislation to implement the constitution amendment bill, to the standing committee.

--IANS (Posted on 05-09-2013)

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