226. Power of High Courts to issue certain writs.

  • (1) Notwithstanding anything in article 32, every High Court shall have power, throughout the territories in relation to which it exercises jurisdiction, to issue to any person or authority, including in appropriate cases, any Government, within those territories directions, orders or writs, including writs in the nature of habeas corpus, mandamus, prohibition, quo warranto and certiorari, or any of them, for the enforcement of any of the rights conferred by Part III and for any other purpose.
  • (2) The power conferred by clause (1) to issue directions, orders or writs to any Government, authority or person may also be exercised by any High Court exercising jurisdiction in relation to the territories within which the cause of action, wholly or in part, arises for the exercise of such power, notwithstanding that the seat of such Government or authority or the residence of such person is not within those territories.
  • (3) Where any party against whom an interim order, whether by way of injunction or stay or in any other manner, is made on, or in any proceedings relating to, a petition under clause (1), without-
    • (a) furnishing to such party copies of such petition and all documents in support of the plea for such interim order; and
    • (b) giving such party an opportunity of being heard, makes an application to the High Court for the vacation of such order and
      furnishes a copy of such application to the party in whose favour such order has been made or the counsel of such party, the High Court shall dispose of the application within a period of two weeks from the date on which it is received or from the date on which the copy of such application is so furnished, whichever is later, or where the High Court is closed on the last day of that period, before the expiry of the next day afterwards on which the High Court is open; and if the application is not so disposed of, the interim order shall, on the expiry of that period, or, as the case may be, the expiry of the said next day, stand vacated.
  • (4) The power conferred on a High Court by this article shall not be in derogation of the power conferred on the Supreme Court by clause (2) of article 32.

5 Responses to “226. Power of High Courts to issue certain writs.”

  1. keyoor p Jani says:

    Current situation for Faster JUSTICE Honerable HiGH COURT should create volume of places of Court n area wise specially at DiSTRICT levels power of Honerable High Court transfer as administrative process certain power of commitioner transferred to Assistant commitioners Deputy commitioners etc be economically affordable to specially muddle class n list of REQUIRED document’s Given n Within limited-time CERTFIED COPIES of document’s represented executing,time’limit n video recordings urguments within document’s represented r JUSTICE n in serious criminal offences supervise by VC judgement

  2. Lalit Kumar says:

    Malpractice by officers in courts and everyday life common man faces because
    thae misuse their powers to let the subject suffer as their is no accountability in our system.

  3. RaghavendraG says:

    In our country justice is soo long to common man due to population problem I think,justice is taking so long time 😔😔😔

  4. Narasimha Reddy says:

    ఒక రిట్ పిటిషన్ ను విచారించడానికి సంవత్సరాలు పడితే ఇంక సామాన్యులకు న్యాయం ఎక్కడ జరుగుతుంది.DRT నుండి ప్రాపర్టీ కొని purchaser ki register చేసిన 5నెలల తరువాత పిటిషనర్ high court nundi status quo తీసుకుని purchaser కి ఇబ్బంది కలిగించితే దానిని విచారించడానికి గౌరవ high court కి సమయం లేనప్పుడు DRAT కి పంపవచ్చు కానీ అసలు గత కొన్ని నెలలుగా దానిని విచారించడానికి high court సమయం కేటాయించలేదు,justice delayed is justice denined అంటారు కదా, చిన్న purchaser ki ఎంత పెద్ద కష్టమో గౌరవనీయులైన high court వారు ఆలోచించండి🙏🙏🙏

  5. md qaiyam ansari says:

    latest judg,ment SC on stay of exectui of decee after 29 years litigation

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