Assam Current affairs : Sri Robin Phukan sworn in as Additional Judge of Gauhati High Court. We will briefly discussed about this recent development on this article.
• Sri Robin Phukan Grade-I officer of A ssam Judicial Service of 1993 batch has been sworn in today as Additional Judge of Gauhati High Court by Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia’ Chief Justice Gauhati High Court.
Appointment of additional Judge
1) If by reason of any temporary increase in the business of the honarable High Court or by reason of arrears of work therein, it appears to the President that the number of the Judges of that Court should be for the time being increased, the President of india may appoint duly qualified persons to be additional Judges of the Court for such period not exceeding two years as he may specific.
2) When any Judge of a High Court other than the Chief Justice is by reason of absence or for any other reason unable to perform the duties of his office or is appointed to act temporarily as Chief Justice, the President may appoint a duly qualified person to act as a Judge of that Court until the permanent Judge has resumed his duties.
3) No person appointed as an additional or acting Judge of a High Court shall hold office after attaining the age of 62 years.