Kantipur Report

KATHMANDU, Aug 25 – Judicial System Committee of the Constituent Assembly (CA) has proposed to appoint Chief Justice from other courts besides the Supreme Court as well.Voting concerning appointment of the Chief Justice held at the Committee office in Singhadurbar on Tuesday morning passed the same provision with majority.

The current provision calls for picking a new Chief Justice based on seniority after completing three years.

There were 17 votes in favour of appointing new Chief Justice from the Supreme Court and 21 votes in favour of appointing from the Supreme, Appellate and District Courts. Among 42 members, three were absent while one refrained from voting.

Posted on: 2009-08-25 06:27:38 (Server Time)