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Article 215 Record And Contempt Power of HC of The Indian Constitution

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Article 215: High Courts to be courts of record—

Every High 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.

-Text in Constitution

This Article gives power to every high court to punish for contempt of the High Court or subordinate courts.

HC cannot punish for contempt of the supreme court. That power lies to the Supreme Court.

Article 215 Record And Contempt Power of HC of The Indian Constitution, Chapter 5 The High Courts in The States

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