UPSC Indian Polity and Civics The Union Judiciary Question Bank Indian Judiciary : The Supreme Court and other Subordinate Courts

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    Consider the following statements with regard to the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India and choose the correct ones from the codes given.
    1. It is empowered to issue writs.
    2. It has original jurisdiction in regard to the enforcement of Fundamental Rights.
    3. Its appellate jurisdiction can be extended by the President.
    4. It is empowered to punish anyone for contempt of any law.

    A) 1, 2, 3  

    B) 1, 2, 4

    C) 1, 3, 4              

    D) 2, 3, 4

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    The appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court can be extended by the president. (See Article 134 (2))

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