The Delhi High Court is set to examine as to whether an order sanctioning prosecution of an accused under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act can be challenged before a court of law [Sachin Hindurao Waze v Union of India and Ors]. .A Division Bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and AK Mendiratta will examine the issue that if the sanction order by the Central government can indeed be challenged, then which court would have the jurisdiction to deal with the petition. .The High Court was dealing with a plea filed by former Mumbai Police officer Sachin Waze challenging the sanction given for his prosecution under UAPA in relation to the Antilia bomb scare case. The MHA had given the sanction for Waze’s prosecution in September last year for his alleged role in planting an explosives-laden car near industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s house in Mumbai, as well as in connection with the murder of auto-parts dealer Hiren Mansukh.While it was argued by Waze's counsel Senior Advocate Puneet Bali that the Delhi High Court the powers to deal with the case since the order was passed by the Ministry of Home Affairs that falls under its territorial jurisdiction, Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Aman Lekhi opposed the plea on the ground that the petition can only be entertained by the Bombay High Court. .The High Court has given the Centre two weeks to respond to both the queries, and place the relevant judgments on record.The case will now be considered on April 1.