Section 8 in The National Judicial Appointments Commission Act, 2014

Title: Officers and employees of Commission

Description: (1) The Central Government may, in consultation with the Commission, appoint such number of officers and other employees for the discharge of functions of the Commission under this Act. (2) The terms and other conditions of service of officers and other employees of the Commission appointed under sub-section (1) shall be such as may be prescribed. (3) The Conveyor of the Commission shall be the Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of Justice.

Title: Procedure for transfer of Judges.

Description: The Commission shall recommend for transfer of Chief Justices and other Judges of High Courts from one High Court to any other High Court, and for this purpose, specify, by regulations, the procedure for such transfer.

Title: Procedure to be followed by Commission in discharge of its functions.

Description: (1) The Commission shall have the power to specify, by regulations, the procedure for the discharge of its functions. (2) The Commission shall meet at such time and place as the Chairperson may direct and observe such rules of procedure in regard to the transaction of business at its meetings (including the quorum at its meeting), as it may specify by regulations.

Title: Power to make rules.

Description: (1) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules to carry out the provisions of this Act. (2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:–– (a) the fees and allowances payable to the eminent persons nominated under sub-clause (d) of clause (1) of article 124A of the Constitution; (b) the terms and other conditions of service of officers and other employees of the Commission under sub-section (2) of section 8; (c) any other matter which is to be, or may be, prescribed, in respect of which provision is to be made by the rules.

Title: Power to make regulations

Description: (1) The Commission may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make regulations consistent with this Act, and the rules made thereunder, to carry out the provisions of this Act. (2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such regulations may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:— (a) the criteria of suitability with respect to appointment of a Judge of the Supreme Court under sub-section (2) of section 5; (b) other procedure and conditions for selection and appointment of a Judge of the Supreme Court under sub-section (3) of section 5; (c) the criteria of suitability with respect to appointment of a Judge of the High Court under sub-section (3) of section 6; (d) other Judges and eminent advocates who may be consulted by the Chief Justice under sub-section (4) of section 6; (e) the manner of eliciting views of the Governor and the Chief Minister under sub-section (7) of section 6; (f) other procedure and conditions for selection and appointment of a Judge of the High Court under sub-section (8) of section 6; (g) the procedure for transfer of Chief Justices and other Judges from one High Court to any other High Court under section 9; (h) the procedure to be followed by the Commission in the discharge of its functions under sub-section (1) of section 10; (i) the rules of procedure in regard to the transaction of business at the meetings of Commission, including the quorum at its meeting, under sub-section (2) of section 10; (j) any other matter which is required to be, or may be, specified by regulations or in respect of which provision is to be made by regulations.

The National Judicial Appointments Commission Act, 2014