Join our Law Notes WhatsApp Group and stay updated with Legal and Judicial Updates
The High Court is the Highest Court of Justice in a State. It is a court below the Supreme Court in terms of hierarchy.
Related Cases / Recent Cases / Case Laws
- Sk Mohammedbhikhan Hussainbhai v The Manager Chandrabhanu Cinema, AIR 1986 Guj 209: The Gujarat High Court has taken the view that if the High Court is an appellate court of some authority under a statute, such authority can be deemed to be a subordinate court within the ambit of Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 and, therefore, the High Court can exercise powers of dealing with contempt of such authority provided the act of contempt was not punishable for offences under Indian Penal Code.
- Article 226 of Constitution of India deals with Power of High Courts to issue certain writs.
- Section 3 of Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 says that a District Court is a subordinate to a High Court.
- March 24, 2017: Supreme Court Directs Law Commission of India to Revisit the Provisions Relating to Regulation of Disciplinary Control Over Lawyers Under the Advocates Act
- May 7, 2015: Translation of Judgements
- List of High Courts in India
- Judicial Control of Administrative Action
- Constitution of India
- Authority for Advance Rulings