High Court has no power under Article 226 to alter or amend registered lease deed: Supreme Court

The Court was of the view that when the lease deed has already been executed without demur and the transaction also stood concluded, it shall not be open for the High Court to alter or amend the same.
Justice Ajay Rastogi and Justice Bela Trivedi, Supreme Court
Justice Ajay Rastogi and Justice Bela Trivedi, Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that the High Court in exercise of its jurisdiction under Article 226 of the Constitution, cannot alter or amend the lease deed compulsorily registered under Section 17 of the Registration Act 1908 [Gwalior Development Authority and Another v. Bhanu Pratap Singh].

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