The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Board of Control of Cricket for India to make amendments to its constitution, waiving the cooling-off period and clearing the way for BCCI secretary Jay Shah and president Sourav Ganguly to retain their positions and serve out another three-year term, reported PTI.
Going forward, an administrator will need to take a cooling off period only after two consecutive terms (of three years each) in office, be it a state association or in the BCCI.
SC says office bearers can have continuous tenure of 12 years which includes six years in State Association and six years in BCCI
— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) September 14, 2022
#BREAKING Supreme Court allows amendments to the BCCI Constitution to relax cooling off period requirement for holding one term each as office bearer at State association or BCCI. Cooling off period will apply after two consecutive terms at State Assocition or BCCI pic.twitter.com/Bifxb6Tl5I
— Live Law (@LiveLawIndia) September 14, 2022
The top court’s remarks came during a hearing on the Board’s plea to amend its constitution in order to eliminate the required cooling-off period for office holders across state cricket associations and the BCCI, including its president and secretary.
According to the existing constitution, an office bearer…