Category: Civil Appeal

Province of East Pakistan vs Md. Mehdi Ali Khan-09/09/1959

It is a common practice in the Dacca High Court, based on the practice of the Calcutta High Court while section 205 of the Government of India Act 1935, was in force, for a single Judge or a Division Bench, different from the ‘Appellate Court’, to grant a certificate in cases where a substantial question relating to the interpretation of the Constitution is raised and decided.

Equity Appeal

In common law cases the appellate court could ordinarily review only rulings of law. In equity cases, on the other hand, the appellate court could review findings of fact as well as conclusions of law. […]