Kerala Munsiff Magistrate vacancies in 2020 cannot be filled in by candidates from 2019 selection: Supreme Court

"Candidates who have ranked lower in the 2019 selection and were unable to obtain appointments cannot appropriate the vacancies of a subsequent year to themselves."
Kerala Munsiff Magistrate vacancies in 2020 cannot be filled in by candidates from 2019 selection: Supreme Court
Justice DY Chandrachud, Justice Indira Banerjee

The Supreme Court on Monday set aside the Kerala High Court's decision to allow candidates who had selected in the 2019 Munsiff-Magistrate recruitment to be considered for vacancies arising in 2020, differing with the High Court's reading of Rule 7 of the Kerala Judicial Service Rules, 1991 (High Court of Kerala v. Reshma A. & Others Etc.).

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