High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021 - Highlights

Image

Parliament passed the “High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021” on December 13, 2021. The Bill seeks to amend the “Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Act, 1958” as well as the “High Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Act, 1954”. These Acts regulate the conditions of services and salaries of High Courts & Supreme court judges in India. Bill provides for the additional quantum of pension or family pension. Under it, all the retired judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts including their family members are authorized to a pension or family pension. As per the bill, a person will be authorized to the additional pension or family pension from the first day of that month in which they complete the minimum age under the concerned age bracket.

Share this story