Explain any four conditions of service of a Judge of a High Court

The Constitution of India has provided for a High Court for each state. However, there may be one High Court for two states or union territories. This depends on the area and the population of the state or union territory. There are 21 High Courts in India. Delhi is the only union territory that has a High Court of its own. The conditions of service of a Judge of a High Court are

Conditions of service of a Judge of a High Court

(i) Every Judge of a High Court shall hold office until he attains the age of 62 years. He may resign from his office at any time by submitting his resignation to the President.

(ii) After retirement a Judge of the High Court can plead only in the Supreme Court He can’t do the legal practice in other courts or indicial tribunals.

(iii) The allowances and pension of a Judge of High Court can not be varied to his disadvantage after this appointment.

(iv) He can be removed from office by the President on the ground of proven misbehaviour or incapacity.


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