ARTICLE 224A, 225 OF CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949

What is Appointment of retired Judges at sittings of High Courts? What is the Jurisdiction of existing High Courts? Article 224A and 225 of Constitution of India, 1949

Appointment of retired Judges at sittings of High Courts and Jurisdiction of existing High Courts are defined under Article 224A and 225 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under this Article are:

 

 

Article 224A of Constitution of India "Appointment of retired Judges at sittings of High Courts"

Notwithstanding anything in this Chapter, the Chief Justice of a High Court for any State may at any time, with the previous consent of the President, request any person who has held the office of Judge of that Court or of any other High Court to sit and act as a Judge of the High Court for that State, and every such person so requested shall, while so sitting and acting, be entitled to such allowances as the President may by order determine and have all the jurisdiction, powers and privileges of, but shall not otherwise be deemed to be, a Judge of that High Court:

Provided that nothing in this article shall be deemed to require any such person as aforesaid to sit and act as a Judge of that High Court unless he consents so to do.

Article 225 of Constitution of India "Jurisdiction of existing High Courts"

Subject to the provisions of this Constitution and to the provisions of any law of the appropriate Legislature made by virtue of powers conferred on that Legislature by this Constitution, the jurisdiction of, and the law administered in, any existing High Court, and the respective powers of the Judges thereof in relation to the administration of justice in the Court, including any power to make rules of Court and to regulate the sittings of the Court and of members thereof sitting alone or in Division Courts, shall be the same as immediately before the commencement of this Constitution :

Provided that any restriction to which the exercise of original jurisdiction by any of the High Courts with respect to any matter concerning the revenue or concerning any act ordered or done in the collection thereof was subject immediately before the commencement of this Constitution shall no longer apply to the exercise of such jurisdiction.

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