TamilNadu Law Commission Gets New Head

IAS Prelims 2023

Tamil Nadu has reconstituted its Law Commission. Retired Supreme Court Judge, Justice Chockalingam Nagappan has been appointed as the new Chairman of Tamil Nadu’s reconstituted State Law Commission.

Justice Nagappan was sworn in as a Judge at the Madras High Court in 2002. He also served as Chief Justice of Orissa High Court in 2013, before being elevated as a Judge of the Supreme Court on July 19, 2013.

The Commission would have a tenure of three years from the date of assumption of charge by the Chairman.

The reconstituted Law Commission would reportedly comprise of a retired High Court Judge and a retired Law Secretary to the Government as two full-time members, retired District Judges as two part-time members, and the Law Secretary as the full-time Member Secretary.