'Judges not to be allowed to delay verdicts'
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The survey said that bribing is the best means to get things done. The survey estimates such bribes at around Rs 630 crore per year. This money is given in the following proportions: lawyers get 61 per cent, court officials get 29 per cent, judges get 5 per cent; and middlemen get ...more
The draft Judicial Standards and Accountability Bill, 2010 prepared by the law ministry aims at laying down judicial standards and establishing a mechanism to deal with complaints of 'misbehaviour' or 'incapacity' of a judge of the Supreme Court or high court.
The bill also proposes to make provisions for declaration of assets and liabilities of judges.
The draft bill is yet to be placed before the Union Cabinet for approval. Once cleared, it is likely to be tabled before the Parliament in the ongoing Budget session.
The proposed law expects judges not to delay delivering a judgement beyond a three-month timeframe after conclusion of arguments.
According to the draft bill, the members of the higher judiciary should have no bias in judicial work or judgements on the ...more