Tenure as ad-hoc judges not counted to determine seniority, elevation to High Court: Supreme Court

In an earlier decision, the Supreme Court had already held that judicial officers are not entitled to claim the benefit of seniority from the date of their initial appointment as ad hoc judges.
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The time served by a judicial officer as an ad-hoc judge will not be considered to determine seniority and, consequently, elevation to High Court, the Supreme Court reiterated recently. [C Yamini and ors vs High Court of Andhra Pradesh at Amaravathi and anr].

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