High Courts common for States can order inter-State transfer of civil proceedings: Supreme Court

The power under Section 24 of CPC can be exercised by the High Court even for inter-State transfer of a suit, appeal or other proceeding, if it is the common High Court for two or more States, the Supreme Court said.
Justices Hrishikesh Roy and Dipankar Datta
Justices Hrishikesh Roy and Dipankar Datta

The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that a High Court can order for the inter-State transfer of civil proceedings, provided such Court has jurisdiction over the States concerned. [Shah Newaz Khan and ors vs State of Nagaland and ors]

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