Ticket #3234 (new)

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Reported by: "Improve Deep-Sleep" <ImproveDeepSleep@…> Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone: 2.11
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ers and functionsThe Supreme Court has both judicial and extra-judicial powers. The judicial powers include the power of hearing the writ petitions, the power of hearing appeal, the power of reviewing its own judgments, the power to revise the judgments delivered by the Court of Appeal and the power to try certain cases (as specified by law). The Supreme Court also has power of making rules, administration of all the Court of Appeal and all the District Courts, formulating policies and programs regarding judicial administration, managerial reforms in various courts, the publication and dissemination of the Supreme Court decisions.Judicial powersPower of hearing writ petitionsThe Supreme Court is the guardian of the Constitution. Basically, it is responsible for the protection of human rights of the people. Legal and judicial remedies against the violation of the fundamental rights are provided under the original writ jurisdiction of the Supreme Court. The writ jurisdiction is commonl
 y known as extraordinary jurisdiction of the Court.

Article 133 of the Constitution has empowered the Supreme Court to issue writs (applicable to the respective issues) such as the writs of habeas corpus, mandamus, certiorari, quo warranto, and prohibition. The writs are issued particularly in the following conditions:

If any illegal restriction is made against the fundamental rights of the people.
If any legal remedy is not available under any law or the remedy available under the law is inadequate or ineffective.
If any issue relating to public rights or interest requires constitutional or legal resolution.
Power to decide constitutionality of the law
Article 133(1) of the constitution confers power upon the Supreme Court to declare void either ab initio or from the date of its decision any statutory provision on the ground of inconsistency with the constitution or unreasonable restriction on the enjoyments of the fundamental rights of the citizen

Power of hearing appeal
Article 133 (4) of the Constitution has given the power to hear appeals (as specified by the law) against the final decisions of the Court of Appeal. According to section 9 of the Administration of Justice Act, 1991 the following cases fall under the appellate jurisdic

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