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SC Reserves 33% Seats for Women in Bar Association Committee

Why is it in the news?

  • The Supreme Court has reserved one-third of the seats in the executive committee of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) for women.

More about the news

  • A minimum of three out of nine seats in the executive committee and at least two out of six senior executive members will be reserved for women members of the Bar.
  • Eligible women members can still contest for other posts, ensuring that this reservation does not limit their opportunities.
  • Additionally, one post of the office-bearers of SCBA will be exclusively reserved for women on a rotational basis.
  • The reservation aims to guarantee a minimum representation of women in the SCBA while allowing eligible women members to contest for all posts in the Executive Committee.
Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA)

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) in India is composed of lawyers who are enrolled as members of the Supreme Court of India.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Its primary objective is to represent the interests of lawyers practicing in the Supreme Court.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 The SCBA is dedicated to upholding the standards of the legal profession and promoting the administration of justice.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 It engages in activities aimed at enhancing the legal system and safeguarding the independence of the judiciary.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Governed by its own set of rules and regulations, the SCBA elects office bearers to represent its members and manage its affairs effectively.


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