BCCI’s ad-hoc Ethics Officer: Committee of Administrators

BCCI's ad-hoc Ethics Officer Committee of Administrators

Question: Who will be the BCCI’s ad-hoc Ethics Officer?
(a) Justice DK Jain
(b) Justice Deepak Mishra
(c) Justice Chandrachud
(d) Sharad Pawar
Answer: (a)
Related facts:

  • The Committee of Administrators (COA) running Indian cricket informed that BCCI’s newly-appointed ombudsman, Justice (Retd) DK Jain, will also be its ad-hoc Ethics Officer.
  • The COA had requested the Supreme Court to appoint an Ethics Officer in addition to Ombudsman for looking into the matters of Conflict of Interest.
  • The three-member COA requested Justice Jain to take over as Ethics Officer on an ad-hoc basis till a permanent appointment takes place.
  • Justice Jain is already looking into Hardik Pandya-KL Rahul chat show controversy due to which the duo served provisional suspension, which was eventually lifted.

By Siddharth


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