Dissident justices decide to implement lottery system to assign cases from December 1

KATHMANDU: A full court meeting of the justices of the Supreme Court has decided to assign cases through a lottery system in the apex court from December 1.

Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana, however, was not present in the meeting.

Earlier on November 18, a full court meeting had decided to amend the regulation to assign cases through a lottery system.

According to the recent decision, the case management committee will assign cases in the Supreme Court not only to the Chief Justice.

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As of now, the Chief Justice has been assigning cases based on the cause list provided by the case management committee.

Chief Justice Rana, however, will chair the committee.

A justice, who attended the meeting, said that the full court of the Supreme Court will be held at 2 pm tomorrow.



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