Much awaited judicial accountability bill will be presented in the winter session of the parliament. The bill will be dealing with the corruption in the higher judiciary and will be keeping track of the judges of high courts and Supreme Court. According to which a committee will be appointed which will be consisting of ex-chief justices and it will be taking the judges of high courts and supreme courts under scrutiny. The issue of the appointment of the judges will also be dealt via this bill as it states that a law should be made which can facilitate the formation of an independent National Judicial Oversight Committee and the Complaint Screening Committee. In addition, the committees should include legislators (one member each from both the Houses), along with members of Executive and Judiciary.
The bill will be discussed and then it will be sent to the standing committee of the parliament.
Report by Abhishek Kumar