SC Collegium Recommends Elevation Of Justice Sabina As Chief Justice Of Himachal Pradesh High Court
The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the appointment of Justice Sabina as the Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court.
She is currently the Acting Chief Justice there.
Justice Sabina was appointed as a judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court on 12 March 2008 and is due to retire on 19 April 2023.
"The Collegium has, by its separate resolution, proposed the appointment of Mr. Justice Jaswant Singh, seniormost puisne Judge of the High Court of Punjab and Haryana, as the Chief Justice of the High Court of Tripura. Mr. Justice Jaswant Singh is also due to retire on 22 February 2023. The Collegium has already proposed Mr. Justice Rajesh Bindal, the first in order of seniority among the judges from the High Court of Punjab and Haryana (presently Chief Justice of the High Court of Judicature at Allahabad) for appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court," said the Collegium in its resolution.
The Collegium added that in this backdrop, having regard to the seniority of Justice Sabina, it resolves to recommend that she be appointed as Chief Justice of the High Court of Himachal Pradesh "as she is fit and suitable in all respects for the same."
"Ms. Justice Sabina shall have a tenure of about two months before she retires as Chief Justice on 19 April 2023," said the Collegium in the resolution.