SC notice to AP on plea against condition of 3-year practice as lawyer to appear in civil judge exam


The Supreme Court Wednesday sought response from the Andhra Pradesh authorities on a plea difficult the stipulated condition of three years practice as an advocate to be eligible for showing in exam for appointment as civil judge in the state.

While agreeing to hear the plea, a trip bench of justices Indira Banerjee and Aniruddha Bose additionally issued notice to the Registrar (recruitment) of the Andhra Pradesh High Court on the petition.

The apex courtroom was listening to a petition filed by R Venkatesh who has challenged the condition in the Andhra Pradesh State Judicial Service Rules which stipulates that an individual eligible to apply for publish of civil judge has to be practising as an advocate for not lower than three years.

The plea has additionally questioned the December three notification, which has invited software for common recruitment to the publish of civil judge (junior division) and stated that the recruitment course of shall be ruled by Andhra Pradesh State Judicial (Service and Cadre) Rules 2007.

The petitioner’s counsel advised the bench that as per the December three notification, the final date for submission of on-line software was January 2.

The bench, whereas issuing notice on the petition, listed it for listening to on January 5.


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