Seniority among Judicial Officers in Rajasthan: What the Supreme Court held

Seniority among Judicial Officers in Rajasthan: What the Supreme Court held
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The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that a report prepared by the five-judge Committee of the Rajasthan High Court pertaining to objections to the appointment and seniority of judicial officers in the state needs no modification, with the exception of one aspect.

The candidates selected through the Limited Competitive Exam (LCE) ought to be given seniority based on their merit strictly, in accordance with the Supreme Court's precedents, and not on the basis of their seniority in the previous cadre, the Supreme Court held [Dinesh Kumar Gupta & Ors v. High Court of Judicature of Rajasthan].

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