|Consider the following statements regarding the appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court.|
|1. Appeals by special leave under Article 136 can lie even against those cases, which are expressly excluded from Supreme Court jurisdiction by the Constitution.|
|2. Appeals in cases of interpretation of the Constitution lie automatically with the Supreme Court from the High Courts.|
|3. Appeal as a matter of right is available if a High Court reverses the acquittal of person and sentences him to death or even life imprisonment.|
|Which of the statements) given above is/are correct?|
A) Only 2
B) 2 and 3
C) 1 and 3
D) Only 1
Correct Answer: C
Solution :[c] The Supreme Court is primarily a court of appeal and hears appeals against the judgements of the lower courts, An appeal can be made to Supreme Court against a judgement of a High Court. If the High Court certifies that the case involves a substantial question of law that requires the interpretation of the Constitution. Thus, Statement 2 is incorrect and Statement 1 and 3 are correct.
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