• Monday, 29 November 2021

Supreme Court full court meeting decides implementing lottery-based hearing from Dec 1

Published Date : November 24, 2021

KATHMANDU: The Supreme Court is to conduct hearing based on lottery-system from December 1, 2021. The recent full court meeting of the SC Justices decided to adopt the allocation of benches on lottery-system.

The informal meeting of 19 Justices at Supreme Court on Wednesday decided to hold another full court meeting by forging agreement with court administration and enforce the lottery-based allocation of hearing.

The 19 Justices at Supreme Court are also learnt to have planned a discussion with the representatives of Nepal Bar Association before holding another full court meeting.

The Justices including Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana had agreed to pass the regulation on allocation of benches to Justices on the basis of lottery-system. Both the SC Justices and NBA had demanded the enforcement of hearing on lottery-system.

Although some cases were heard in recent days, smooth conduct of hearing is awaited for almost a month in the wake of agitated NBA.

Meanwhile, the NBA has vowed to continue their agitation program against the Chief Justice Rana. The NBA is demanding the immediate resignation from the post of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

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