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Amend constitution in consonance with NSDCI, SC tells AAI

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The Supreme on Monday directed the Archery Association of (AAI) to amend its constitution in conformity with the National Development Code (NSDCI) and thereafter the former Chief Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi would oversee elections to the body.

The bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud directed that the amendment to AAI should be in conformity with the NSDCI after Additional Solicitor General P.S.Narasimha told the that the amendment already carried out were not in consonance with the Code.

The also said that the amendments will be treated as directions of the top

"It is directed that amendment shall be incorporated by treating it as an order of the After the constitution comes into force, shall be held under the supervision of S.Y. Quraishi who has been appointed as the Administrator by the High Court, within four weeks (of this)," it said.

The said the constitution has to be amended within one week and that the amended constitution, as directed by it, should be filed before it.

However, this will not come in the way of former CEC conducting the elections, the order said.

"The amended constitution shall be filed before this ... But the filing of the amended constitution will not postpone the election, as directed herein-above. To elaborate, amendment shall be incorporated stating the same as an order of the within a week hence and thereafter Mr. Quraishi shall proceed to hold the in accordance with the constitution which will come into existence by virtue of the order passed today," the said in its order today.

Quraishi, the said, "shall be at liberty to see that the constitution of the Association is strictly in accordance with the Code and thereafter proceed with the If he has any reservation, he is at liberty to move this "

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First Published: Mon, December 04 2017. 23:34 IST
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