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SC extends tenure of TDSAT chairperson Justice Singh by three months

SC also expressed displeasure over the delay in appointments in tribunals in the country

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During the hearing in April, the apex court had observed that tribunals are alternatives to judicial system and asked the Centre as to how the TDSAT would function without sitting members.

Press Trust of India New Delhi
The Supreme Court Friday extended by three months the tenure of the chairperson and members of the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) and expressed displeasure over the delay in appointments in tribunals in the country.

"This is the position in almost all the tribunals in the country. You see NGT (National Green Tribunal), you do not have requisite expert members and judicial members there. This is a problem," a bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan observed.

The apex court was informed that tenure of TDSAT chairperson, former apex court judge Justice Shiva Kirti Singh, is coming to end

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First Published: Jul 17 2020 | 6:12 PM IST

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