Wednesday, October 15, 2014

HCs not to review evidence - Tenancy Cases

A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court, while resolving earlier conflicting judgments by smaller Benches, has ruled that in tenancy matters, High Court shall not exercise its appellate power to re-assess the evidence for coming to a different finding on facts. The Court held that revision power is not and cannot be equated with the power of reconsideration of all questions of facts as a court of first appeal.

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