Tag Archives: Writ Petition

Writ petition can be filed in case of question of Law involved even if alternative remedy of filing an appeal was available

Held The questions that have been raised by the appellant being absolutely pure questions of law, the High Court should have decided these matters. SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Aircel Ltd. v. Commercial Tax Officer DIPAK MISRA AND SHIVA KIRTI SINGH, JJ. WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NOS. 1055 & 1057 OF 2013 & OTHERS APRIL  22, 2016… Read More »

Writ Petition not maintainable when appellate remedy is available

Held In A. Venkatasubbiah Naidu v. S. Chellappan [2000] 7 SCC 695 (vide para 22), the Supreme Court deprecated the practice of exercising the writ jurisdiction when an efficacious alternative remedy is available. HIGH COURT OF MADRAS Socomec Innovative Power Solutions (P.) Ltd. v. Commissioner of Customs (Appeals), Chennai S. MANIKUMAR AND D. KRISHNAKUMAR, JJ.… Read More »