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Article 197: Additional Judges

At any time when-

(a) the office of a Judge of a High Court is vacant; or

(b) a Judge of a High Court is absent or is unable to perform the functions of his office due to any other cause; or

(c) for any reason it is necessary to increase the number of Judges of a High Court, the President may, in the manner provided in clause (1) of Article 193, appoint a person qualified for appointment as a Judge
of the High Court to be Additional Judge of the Court for such period as the President may determine, being a period not exceeding such period, if any, as may be prescribed by law.


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