The full member bench of the Appellate Division, led by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, passed the order on Sunday following a time-petition filed by Attorney General Mahbubey Alam.
The attorney general sought four weeks time before the court to publish the
On July 30, the apex court declined to accept the draft of the disciplinary rules and code of conduct for lower court judges which
Earlier on several occasions, the apex court expressed dissatisfaction at the government's failure to issue the gazette notification.
On July 2 the SC gave two more weeks to issue the gazette.
On May 29, the apex court gave two more weeks to issue the gazette.
On May 15, the SC gave two more weeks to issue the gazette.
On May 8, the SC gave one more week to issue the gazette.
On April 4, the SC extended time up to May 8 in this connection.
On March 14, it extended the time by two weeks for issuing the
Before that, the court, on February 27, gave the government two weeks to publish the
On February 5, the court ordered the authorities concerned to issue the gazette notification by February 12.
On November 24, 2016, it gave the government one week to publish the
The lower judiciary was officially separated in November 2007 but the disciplinary rules for lower court judges are yet to be formulated.