The SC adjourned the hearing after the AG said the government had set up an expert panel on arbitration
NEW DELHI, July 12 (IANS) The Attorney General R.
He asked the Constitutional Council, chaired by CJI DY Chandrachud, to postpone its current proceedings for two months.
The attorney general told the five-judge panel that the panel of experts set up on June 14 this year began the consultation process and “will not take more than two months” to present its report to the government.
The Attorney General states that cases that arise before the Constitutional Commission will also fall within the broad framework of the Commission. After the committee’s report, the government will receive a call if an amendment to the legislation is warranted. We now direct that two referrals before the constitutional court be postponed for a period of two months. List on September 13, 2023,” said the council, which also includes Justices Hrishikesh Roy, P. S. Narasimha, Pankaj Mithal, and Justice Manoj Misra.
The Constitutional Commission of five judges was set up to consider the questions, whether a person not qualified to be an arbitrator in a dispute could nominate another person to be an arbitrator.
In 2022, the case was transferred to a larger bench due to conflicting decisions from two seats of three justices.
The Ministry of Law and Justice established a 16-member expert committee chaired by the former Secretary of the Department of Legal Affairs, T. K. Vishwanathan, among other things, to propose new solutions to reduce the requirements for parties to seek judicial intervention through court contact and to address the issue of expediting final award assignment.