The Supreme Court will have a permanent constitution bench consisting of five judges to include a substantial question of law as to the interpretation of the case.
The Times of India reports that from October 1, the Supreme Court will have a permanent five-judge bench.
It follows an important step of the Supreme Court, amended by the Supreme Court Rules 2013, to deal with transfer petitions and special leave petitions arising out of bail orders with imprisonment of up to seven days of single bench. There is a provision for seating.
Article 145 (3) provides that the minimum number of five judges of the Supreme Court sits for the purpose of deciding any matter which involves a substantial question of law as to the interpretation of this Constitution or any reference under Article 143 Be for the purpose of listening.
The practice prevalent in the Supreme Court is that when a Bench of the Supreme Court refers a case to the Constitution Bench, the Chief Justice of India constitutes a bench of five judges, with pendency of cases, other judges like engagement Factors are involved. Cases etc.