Registry should restrain itself and not delve into judicial acts: Madras High Court after Registry asks petitioner to separate connected pleas

"Knock on the heads of those (at the Registry) who told you (petitioner) this. They are coming to High Court wearing black jackets, but they don't get to adjudicate," the Court said.
Madras High Court, Principal Bench
Madras High Court, Principal Bench

The "ridiculous" suggestion of the Madras High Court's Registry to a petitioner to separate certain connected petitions, which ultimately got sent to different Benches of the Court, prompted the Madras High Court to caution Registry officials that they cannot exercise judicial powers they do not possess (Sharpoorji Pallonji and Company Private Ltd v. Union of India and ors).

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