Last Updated on December 4, 2022 by Administrator
Supreme Court Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul is the second judge of the Supreme Court after Justice DY Chandrachud to be nominated by the President for Executive Chairman Of NALSA. The post is given to the second senior judge of the Supreme Court.
The Ministry of Law and Justice Issued a notification by the Ministry of Law and Justice on November 25 quoting Clause (B) of subsection(2) of Section 3 of the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987, which gives power to the President of India to nominate a Supreme Court Judge to the position of Executive Chairman of NALSA. According to the Act, the CJI is the Patron-in-chief of the NALSA hence, a serving or retired judge of the Supreme Court is selected for the nomination by the president in consultation with the CJI.