Implement measures to improve the efficiency of Armed Forces Tribunals, and minimize appeals by the Government

Supreme Court should hear Armed Forces Tribunal appeals, feels Ministry of Defence.

Feb 23, 2015|The Economic Times|Full Article

The ministry of defence wants to cut out high courts from the appeals process in cases involving service and disciplinary matters after they’ve been decided by the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT). It has argued that such cases should go directly to the Supreme Court in order to reduce litigation burden on personnel.

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