Consider the following statements:

  1. The territorial jurisdiction of the Supreme Court is wider than that of a High Court
  2. Writ of certiorari can be issued only against judicial and quasi-judicial authorities and not against administrative authorities

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [A] 1 Only

Second statement in incorrect because writ of certiorari can be issued even against administrative authorities affecting rights of individuals

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