- Ad hoc judges have no role in administrative matters of High Court
- The court will hear the case after four months
- Judges will not be made against regular appointment
New Delhi, 20 April (Agency). The Supreme Court has given permission to appoint retired judges ad hoc on various vacant posts of judges in various High Courts. The bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde said that the process of appointment of ad hoc judges will be decided on the basis of the pending number of Chief Justice cases. The court will hear the case after four months.
The court said that if certain types of cases are pending too much, then the process of appointment of ad hoc judges will be started for their speedy disposal. The Supreme Court held that ad hoc judges would have no role in the administrative matters of the High Court. The Supreme Court made it clear that the appointment of ad hoc judges will not be done against the regular appointment of judges.