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Justice Amit Sharma appointed as permanent judge in Delhi HC

Justice Amit Sharma appointed as permanent judge in Delhi HC

New Delhi, March 3 (SocialNews.XYZ) In an addition to the list of Delhi High Court permanent judges, the Centre has issued a notification for the appointment of Justice Amit Sharma, who was earlier practicing as an Additional Judge.

Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday took to Twitter to greet and post the list of additional judges, who have been appointed as permanent judges in the high courts of Allahabad, Bombay, Delhi and Madras.


Rijiju tweeted: "As per relevant provisions under the Constitution, the following Additional Judges are appointed as Permanent Judges of respective High Courts. I extend my best wishes to them."

On May 31, 2022, the Centre had notified the appointment of Justice Sharma following which, he took oath on June 1, 2022.

The apex court Collegium had recommended his name for elevation as judges of the Delhi High Court in November 2021 and last month, it recommended that Justice Sharma be made a permanent judge against an existing vacancy.

The Collegium had said: "Having regard to all the relevant factors, the Collegium is of the considered view that Shri Justice Amit Sharma, Additional Judge, is suitable for being appointed as a Permanent Judge of the High Court of Delhi."

"In order to ascertain the fitness and suitability of Shri Justice Amit Sharma, for being appointed as a Permanent Judge, consultation was held with a view to ascertain his suitability for elevation in terms of the Memorandum of Procedure, with Judges of the Supreme Court conversant with the affairs of the High Court of Delhi," the Supreme Court Collegium said in the resolution dated February 15.

In January, even the Delhi High Court had unanimously recommended his name for the same.

Source: IANS

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