Consider the following statements:
- To be appointed as a judge of Supreme Court, a person must have served as judge of High Court for at least 10 years
- Judges of Supreme Court get a fixed tenure of five years
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
First statement is incorrect because there is no such mandatory provision. To be appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court, a person must be a citizen of India and must have been the judge of a high court for a period of 5 years or an advocate of the High Court for at least 10 years. Second statement is incorrect because there is no fixed tenure for a judge of Supreme Court.
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