SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    The Supreme Court is a court of record. This implies:
    I. It can punish for its contempt
    II. Its decisions are admitted as evidence and cannot be questioned in any court of law
    III. It has to keep a record of all the important cases that are constructed in India
    IV. Its decisions, once taken, are binding upon it

    A) I, II and III        

    B) I and II

    C) I, III and IV       

    D) I, II, III and IV

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Article 129 says that 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. The proceedings and judgments of the Supreme Court are kept preserved to be made use of in future cases and judgments, whenever necessary by the lower courts. Those decisions are authoritative records on law whose validity cannot be questioned in any court. The court of records also has the power to correct its own clerical errors.

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