Generally, no Court has competence to issue a direction contrary to law nor the Court can direct an authority to act in contravention of the statutory provisions

Generally, no Court has competence to issue a direction contrary to law nor the Court can direct an authority to act in contravention of the statutory provisions

Manish Goel vs Rohini Goel

Supreme Court

05/02/2010

Special Leave Petition (C) No. 2954 of 2010; MANU/SC/0106/2010; AIR 2010 SC 1099; 2010 (2) SCR 414

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Generally, no Court has competence to issue a direction contrary to law nor the Court can direct an authority to act in contravention of the statutory provisions. The courts are meant to enforce the rule of law and not to pass the orders or directions which are contrary to what has been injected by law.

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