High Court cannot reject revision plea on ground that appellant’s advocate was absent, ought to appoint Amicus: Supreme Court

The High Court, by its order dated February 11 this year, had dismissed the revision plea for want of the presence of the appellant and his advocate.
High Court cannot reject revision plea on ground that appellant’s advocate was absent, ought to appoint Amicus: Supreme Court
Indu Malhotra, DY Chandrachud, Indira Banerjee

The Supreme Court has held that a High Court cannot dismiss a revision plea on the ground that the appellant's counsel was not present, noting that an Amicus Curiae should have been appointed in such a case.

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