Master of Roster: Inevitability to Reconstruct the Convention

  • Kanchan Daswani
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  • Kanchan Daswani

    Student at Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur, India

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“Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” The supreme law of the country is designed as such that it does not lay complete authority and power on one single person. Chief Justice is the Master of Roster which makes him the sole authority authorised to allocate cases to be adjudged by the judges. Lately, questions over this absolute authority were raised in the Apex Court. It has been argued that since there is no check on this power, it is likely to be misused and there have been instances to support the same. Therefore, to uphold the rule of law and revive the faith of public in the supreme organ of justice delivery, the Master of Roster should be deemed to constitute of five senior-most judges.




International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 3, Issue 3, Page 733 - 735


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