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Additional Judges appointed as Permanent Judges of Allahabad HC under Article 217

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  • November 18, 2020
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Additional Judges appointed as Permanent Judges of Allahabad HC under Article 217

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – Constitution

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  • President of India recently appointed 28 Additional Judges as Permanent Judges of Allahabad High Court through Article 217(1) of the Indian Constitution. 

Important value additions 

Article 217 (1)

  • Every Judge of a High Court shall be appointed by the President by warrant under his hand and seal after consultation with the Chief Justice of India, the Governor of the State, and, in the case of appointment of a Judge other than the chief Justice, the chief Justice of the High court.
  • Every Judge of a High Court shall hold office, in the case of an additional or acting Judge, as provided in Article 224, and in any other case, until he attains the age of sixty two years Provided that
    • a Judge may, by writing under his hand addressed to the President, resign his office;
    • a Judge may be removed from his office by the President in the manner provided in clause ( 4 ) of Article 124 for the removal of a Judge of the Supreme Court;
    • the office of a Judge shall be vacated by his being appointed by the President to be a Judge of the Supreme Court or by his being transferred by the President to any other High Court within the territory of India.

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