STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: Chief Justice (A) Rajesh Bindal directed all Judicial Officers not to leave their station without permission from Competent Authority. According to a circular issued by Registrar General Jawad Ahmed, it has come to the notice of the Chief Justice (Acting) that some judicial officers leave their station without seeking prior permission from competent authority. This practice is against rules governing the service conditions. The Circulars No. 3 dated May 11, 1998; No.10 dated February 5, 1999; No.106 dated August 9, 2002 and No.29 dated March 3, 2016 of the High Court in this regard are being observed in breach as some of the officers leave their stations without seeking prior permission of competent authority.
Chief Justice (Acting) has been pleased to direct that aforesaid circulars on the subject be reiterated to judicial officers and the Principal District Judges shall ensure compliance of circulars by all judicial officers in their respective jurisdictions and report non-compliance, if any, by end of each month. A serious view shall be taken of any deviation.