Article 144, 144A of Indian Constitution: Civil and judicial authorities to act in aid of the Supreme Court
Article 144 Civil and judicial authorities to act in aid of the Supreme Court – Constitution Of India
All authorities, civil and judicial, in the territory of India shall act in aid of the Supreme Court.
Special provisions as to disposal of questions relating to constitutional validity of laws.] Rep. by the Constitution (Forty-third Amendment) Act, 1977, s. 5 (w.e.f. 13-4-1978).
What is Article 144 of Indian Constitution
In simpler terms, Article 144 can be summarized as follows:
Duty to Assist the Supreme Court: All authorities, whether civil or judicial, throughout the territory of India, have a duty to act in aid of the Supreme Court of India.
This article ensures that the decisions and orders of the Supreme Court are respected and followed by all other authorities in the country. It underscores the importance of the Supreme Court as the highest judicial authority in India and the need for cooperation and compliance with its directives.
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