Territorial jurisdiction cannot be decided in transfer petition under Section 25 CPC: Supreme Court

Justice JK Maheshwari was of the view that the plea of jurisdiction or the lack of it can be prompted before the court in which the proceedings are pending and not before the Supreme Court under Section 25 CPC.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that its power to transfer suits under Section 25 of the Code of Civil Procedure (CPC) 1908 is limited and cannot be extended to determine the question of territorial jurisdiction [Neilan International Company Limited v. Powerica Limited and Others].

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