Consider the following jurisdictions:
- Original Jurisdiction
- Writ Jurisdiction
- Advisory Jurisdiction
Which of the above is/are exercised by High Courts in India?
Advisory Jurisdiction is exercised only by Supreme Court. Supreme Court advises President, if President seeks advice from Supreme Court. High court enjoys the following jurisdiction and powers: 1. Original jurisdiction. 2. Writ jurisdiction. 3. Appellate jurisdiction. 4. Supervisory jurisdiction. 5. Control over subordinate courts. 6. A court of record. 7. Power of judicial review. It has advisory functions but that is not called advisory “jurisdiction”.
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