Legal GK: Functioning of the High Courts in India

Legal GK: Functioning of the High Courts in India

Legal GK: Functioning of the High Courts in India

 

  1. What is the total number of High Courts in India at present?

– 24

  1. Which part of Indian constitution deals with high courts.

 – Part VI, Chapter V

  1. What is the age of retirement of the Judges of the High Court?

– 62 years

  1. By whom the oath to a High Court Judge is administered?

– Governor

  1. When can the salaries of High Court judges be reduced?

– During a Financial Emergency

  1. By whom are the Chief Justice and other Judges of the High Court are appointed? – President
  2. At where were the High Courts in India first started?

– Bombay, Madras, Calcutta

  1. Who decides the number of Judges in a High Court?

– President

  1. Which High Court has the Territorial Jurisdiction over Andaman and Nicobar Islands?

– Calcutta

  1. With which does the power to extend or restrict the jurisdiction of the High Court rest?

– With the Parliament

  1. A Judge of a High Court wanting to resign addresses his letter of resignation to whom?

– The President

  1. From which fund is the pension of a High Court Judge charged?

– Consolidated Fund of India

  1. Can a High Court have a jurisdiction over more than 1 state?

– Yes

  1. Which High Court has jurisdiction over the State of Arunachal Pradesh?

– Gauhati High Court

  1. Which is the only Union Territory that has a High Court of its own?

– Delhi

  1. Which court in India is/are known as the Court(s) of Records?

– The High Courts and Supreme Court

  1. A High Court Judge addresses his letter of resignation to which officer?

– The President

  1. Which High Court has the largest number of Benches?

– Guwahati High Court

  1. Who is authorised to transfer the judges of one High Court to another High Court? – The President
  2. A High Court Judge addresses his letter of resignation to which officer?

– The President

  1. Which High Court has the largest number of Benches?

– Guwahati High Court

  1. Who was the first High Court Judge, That voluntarily made public his assets,? – Justice K. Kannan
  2. Justice C.S Karnan has been in news recently. Which High did he belong to?

-Calcutta High Court

  1. Writ jurisdiction of High Court lies in which article?

– Article 226

  1. Which has wider power of writ Jurisdiction: High Court/ Supreme Court?

– High Court

 

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