Category: Inherent Power of Court

Inherent powers are to be exercised by Court in very exceptional circumstances, for which the Code lays down no procedure

The civil courts are authorised to pass such orders as may be necessary for the ends of justice, or to prevent abuse of the process of court, but where an express provision is made to meet a particular situation the Code must be observed, and departure therefrom is not permissible.


If no action is taken by police on information given to them, the informant’s remedy lies under Sections 190, 200, Cr. P.C., not a Writ Petition

In our view, the High Court in exercise of its whatsoever jurisdiction cannot direct investigation by constituting a Special Investigation Team on the strength of anonymous petitions. The High Courts cannot be converted into Station Houses. If somebody is aggrieved by the impugned order of High Court then he is entitled to invoke the jurisdiction of Supreme  Court under Article 136 of the Constitution of India.