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The government has notified the appointment of retired Bombay High Court judge MT Joshi as a member of the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT), Mumbai for a five-year term.
An information note issued to this effect states,
“The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the proposal for appointment of Justice M.T, Joshi, Retd. Judge, Bombay High Court to the post of Judicial Member in the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT), Mumbai in the scale of pay of Rs 225000/- (fixed) for a period of 05 years with effect from the date of the assumption of charge of the post or until further orders, whichever is earlier.“
After obtaining his LL.B. degree from the Nagpur University, Justice Joshi practised as an advocate on the civil side between 1980 and 1992. He was appointed as District Judge in 1992. Thereafter, he went on to serve as Joint District Judge, Judge of the Family Court, Principal Judge at the Pune Family Court, Registrar of the Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court, Principal District and Session Judge, City Civil and Sessions Court Judge, and President at the Industrial Court, Mumbai.
In 2011, he was appointed a judge of the Bombay High Court. He retired from the post in April 2016.
Earlier this week, former Meghalaya High Court Chief Justice, Tarun Agarwala was appointed the Presiding Officer of the SAT for a five year term.
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