Centre introduces new tribunal bill; seeks to override three Supreme Court rulings on minimum tenure of tribunal members

While the Supreme Court has, since 2010, mandated that the minimum tenure of Chairperson and members of tribunal should be 5 years, the Central government has sought to restrict it to 4 years.

The new Tribunals Reforms (Rationalisation and Service Conditions) Bill 2020 introduced by the Central Government in Lok Sabha has sought to override court judgments regarding the service length of Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and members of tribunals.

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