133. Appellate jurisdiction of Supreme Court in appeals from High Courts in regard to civil matters.

  • (1) An appeal shall lie to the Supreme Court from any judgment, decree or final order in a civil proceeding of a High Court in the territory of India if the High Court certifies under article 134A-
    • (a) that the case involves a substantial question of law of general importance; and
    • (b) that in the opinion of the High Court the said question needs to be decided by the Supreme Court.
  • (2) Notwithstanding anything in article 132, any party appealing to the Supreme Court under clause (1) may urge as one of the grounds in such appeal that a substantial question of law as to the interpretation of this Constitution has been wrongly decided.
  • (3) Notwithstanding anything in this article, no appeal shall, unless Parliament by law otherwise provides, lie to the Supreme Court from the judgment, decree or final order of one Judge of a High Court.

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