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Centre Amends Rules To Provide Additional Post-Retirement Benefits To Chief Justice & Supreme Court Judges

Rintu Mariam Biju
23 Aug 2022 11:12 AM GMT
Centre Amends Rules To Provide Additional Post-Retirement Benefits To Chief Justice & Supreme Court Judges
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The Central government has amended the Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Act, 1958 for providing additional post-retirement benefits to retired Chief Justices and Supreme Court Judges. The following are the additional retirement benefits that former Supreme Court Judges are entitled to: A chauffeur (equivalent to a chauffeur in the Supreme Court) and...

The Central government has amended the Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Act, 1958 for providing additional post-retirement benefits to retired Chief Justices and Supreme Court Judges.

The following are the additional retirement benefits that former Supreme Court Judges are entitled to:

  • A chauffeur (equivalent to a chauffeur in the Supreme Court) and secretarial assistant (equivalent to the level of branch officer in the Supreme Court) shall be deployed with retired Chief Justices and retired Judges of the Supreme Court from the date of retirement for one year.
  • A retired Chief Justice or retired Judges will be entitled to a security cover round the clock at the residence in addition to round the clock personal security guard for an year from the date of retirement.
  • A retired Chief Justice shall be entitled to a rent-free Type VII accommodation at Delhi (apart from the designated official residence) for six months from the date of retirement.
  • A retired Chief Justice or a retired Judge shall be entitled to protocol to extend courtsies at ceremonial lounges at airports.

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UPDATE : THESE RULES WERE FURTHER AMENDED ON AUGUST 26 TO MAKE SOME BENEFITS LIFETIME AFTER RETIREMENT. REFER THIS REPORT


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