Article 312 of the Constitution provides for a national level judicial service.
- Direct recruitment of judges from the entry level through an open competition by an independent and impartial agency would ensure fair selection of incumbents.
- It would help attract bright and capable young law graduates to the judiciary to take over as judges.
- The measure of uniformity in the standards for selection will improve the quality of personnel in Courts.
- The quality of dispensation of justice will improve considerably right from the bottom to the top.
- The objective of inducting an outside element in High Court benches can be achieved better and without any problem because a member of an all India judicial service will have no mental block about interstate transfers.
- District judge coming from a different linguistic region will face the problem of language in assessing and tackling the critical legal and other issues of facts, which will affect the quality of justice.
- The finances involved in the formation of such a judicial service pose a problem.
Such critiques however do not have sound base and positive features outweigh the negative issues as far as the creation of All India Judicial Services is concerned.