The Ministry of Law and Justice has notified the appointment of Justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan as the Acting Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court.

“In exercise of the power conferred by Article 223 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint, Shri Justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan, senior-most puisne Judge of Himachal Pradesh High Court, to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from 20.04.2023 consequent upon the retirement of Smt. Justice Sabina, Acting Chief Justice, Himachal Pradesh High Court.”, the notification released on the law ministry website read.

Justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Himachal Pradesh in 1989 and joined illustrious chamber of Lala Chhabil Dass, Advocate.

Justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan started practicing in High Court of Himachal Pradesh and practiced in all branches of law. He was appointed Amicus-Curiae by the High Court in many important cases relating to violation of Environmental Laws by the Hydel Projects, Ropeways etc. ban on plastic and tobacco products, implementation of Solid Waste Management Projects and framing of road construction policy in Himachal Pradesh.

He came to be elevated as Additional Judge of the Himachal Pradesh High Court and took oath as the Judge of the Himachal Pradesh High Court in 2014.

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