High Court's power of judicial review in disciplinary matters not akin to adjudication on merits as appellate authority: Supreme Court

The Court held that the constitutional courts while exercising their power of judicial review under Articles 226 or 227 of the Constitution would not assume the role of the appellate authority
High Court's power of judicial review in disciplinary matters not akin to adjudication on merits as appellate authority: Supreme Court
Justice Ajay Rastogi and Justice Abhay S. Oka

The Supreme Court on Friday observed that the power of judicial review in the matters of disciplinary inquiries, discharged by constitutional courts under Article 226 or 227 of the Constitution is not analogous to adjudication of the case on merits as an appellate authority [General Manager (Operation-1) Appellate Authority, UCO Bank and Others v. Krishna Kumar Bhardwaj].

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