One Rank One Pension for Judges: Supreme Court refers matter to larger Bench
The Supreme Court referred matter relating to One Rank One Pension for judges to a larger Bench.
Also Read: Remedy & Damages under Law of Torts
The petition, filed by retired judge of the Allahabad High Court Justice Alok Kumar Mukherjee, challenges certain provisions of the High Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Services) Act, 1954. It has termed the provisions relating to computation of pension as “discriminatory” and violative of Fundamental Rights.
Argued by Advocate Manoj Goel, the petition came up for hearing before the Bench of Justice SA Bobde and Justice L Nageswara Rao.