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Supreme Court Extends Term Of BSV Prakash Kumar As NCLT Delhi Acting President Till Regular Appointment

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9 Dec 2020 2:26 PM GMT
Supreme Court Extends Term Of BSV Prakash Kumar As NCLT Delhi Acting President Till Regular Appointment
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The Supreme Court on Wednesday extended the appointment of Mr.B.S.V.Prakash Kumar,Member (Judicial) as acting President of NCLT, New Delhi till regular appointment is made to the post of President, NCLT Delhi.The direction was passed by a bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta and Ajay Rastogi on a writ petition filed by National Company Law Tribunal and...

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday extended the appointment of Mr.B.S.V.Prakash Kumar,Member (Judicial) as acting President of NCLT, New Delhi till regular appointment is made to the post of President, NCLT Delhi.

The direction was passed by a bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta and Ajay Rastogi on a writ petition filed by National Company Law Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal Bar Association.

Mr. B.S.V.Prakash Kumar, Member (Judicial) was appointed as the Acting President of National Company Law Tribunal, New Delhi on 05.01.2020 for a period of three months which was being extended periodically.

The petitioner sought a direction for extension of the tenure of Mr.B.S.V.Prakash Kumar as acting President of NCLT till the regular President is appointed.

The Attorney General for India, K K Venugopal, submitted that the tenure of Mr.B.S.V.Prakash Kumar has been extended for a period of one month from 5.12.2020. He further submitted that a request has been made the Chief Justice of India for nomination of suitable candidate for appointment of President, NCLT.

In such circumstances, the bench passed the order and disposed of the petition.

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