Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Two members of Judicial Council nominated
Two senior advocates have been nominated as members of Judicial Council.
Senior advocate Basudev Dhungana has been nominated as per the recommendation of Nepal Bar Association (NBA) whereas senior advocate and former Attorney General Motikazi Sthapit has been nominated by the Prime Minister, in accordance with the Interim Constitution.
The Council – which is headed by Chief Justice – includes one senior-most judge of Supreme Court and Justice Minister as other members apart from two nominated members (one by NBA and one by PM).
As per the Article 113 of the Interim Constitution, the Judicial Council is authorised to make recommendations and give advice in accordance with the Constitution concerning the appointment of, transfer of, disciplinary action against, and dismissal of Judges, and other matters relating to judicial administration.

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