Article 230 of The Indian Constitution: Extension of Jurisdiction of HC

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Article 230: 1Extension of jurisdiction of High Courts to Union territories

230(1): Parliament may by law extend the jurisdiction of a High Court to, or exclude the jurisdiction of a High Court from, any Union territory.

230(2): Where the High Court of a State exercises jurisdiction in relation to a Union territory,—

(a) nothing in this Constitution shall be construed as empowering the Legislature of the State to increase, restrict or abolish that jurisdiction; and

(b) the reference in article 227 to the Governor shall, in relation to any rules, forms or tables for subordinate courts in that territory, be construed as a reference to the President.


  1. Inserted by the 42nd Constitutional Amendment Act, 1976, s. 42 (w.e.f. 1-2-1977).

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Article 230 of Indian Constitution Extension of jurisdiction of High Courts to Union territories

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