SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-2

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    The Supreme Court of India is a court of record which implies that

    A)  It has to keep a record of all its decisions.

    B)  It has the power to punish for its contempt.

    C)  All the decisions have evidentiary value and can't be questioned in any court.

    D)  Both [b] and [a]

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] A court of record is a court whose acts and proceedings are enrolled for perpetual memory and testimony. These records are used with a high authority and their truth cannot be questioned. In Indian constitution article 129 make the Supreme Court the 'court of record". Article 129 says: Supreme Court to be a court of record. The Supreme Court shall be a court of record and shall have all the powers of such a court including the power to punish for contempt of itself. Article 215 empowers the High Courts of the states to be courts of record.

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