Consider the following statements about National Green Tribunal (NGT):

  1. For a person to be appointed as a Chairperson of the NGT, he/she must have been a Judge of High Court or Supreme Court.
  2. Chairperson of the NGT can only be removed from office in like manner and on the like grounds as a Judge of the Supreme Court.
  3. NGT Order cannot be challenged before any other Court.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] None of them

First statement is incorrect because a person must not be qualified for appointment as Chairperson of NGT, unless he is, or has been, a Judge of Supreme Court or Chief Justice of High Court. Second statement is incorrect because NGT Chairperson can be removed from office by an order of Central Government after an inquiry made by Judge of Supreme Court. Third statement is also incorrect because NGT Order can be challenged before the Supreme Court.

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