HC does not have the power to punish for contempt of Supreme Court #legalupdates

Jan
10
2017


There is, nothing in Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 or in Article 215 of Constitution which can be said to empower High Court to initiate proceedings suo-motu or otherwise for contempt of a superior Court like the Supreme Court of India. As a matter of fact, Supreme Court under Article 129 and High Court under Article 215 of Constitution are both declared to be Courts of Record. One of recognised attributes of a Court of record is power to punish for its contempt and contempt of courts subordinate to it. Use of expression "including" in said provisions is explanatory in character.




Guidelines laid down for handing over the property on Supardari #indianlaws

Sep
24
2014


Delhi High Court has laid down guidlines for handing over of seized properties on Supardari








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