High Court (Seals) Act, 1950

High Court (Seals) Act, 1950

High Court (Seals) Act, 1950

1. Short title.

This Act may be called the High Courts (Seals) Act, 1950.

2. Seals of High Courts.

(1) Every High Court in a Part A State or Part B State shall have and use, as occasion may arise, a seal bearing a device and impression of the Asoka Capital within an exergue or label surrounding the same, with the following inscriptions at convenient places, namely,

“THE SEAL OF THE HIGH COURT AT (or OF) ………………………….”,

followed by the name of the seat of the High Court or the name of the State, as the case may be, and “Satyameva Jayate” in Devanagari script.

(2) Every Court of the Judicial Commissioner for a Part C State shall have and use, as occasion may arise, a seal similar to the seal of a High Court in a Part A State, but with the first inscription reading “THE SEAL OF THE JUDICIAL COMMISSIONER’S COURT FOR …………………………..” followed by the name of the State.

(3) The provisions of this Act shall supersede any provision contrary thereto or inconsistent therewith contained in any Letters Patent, Order, direction or other law relating to the use of seals by High Courts.

3. Repeal of Ordinance XIII of 1950.

(1) The High Courts (Seals) Ordinance, 1950 (XIII of 1950) is hereby repealed.

(2) Notwithstanding such repeal, anything done or any action taken in the exercise of any power conferred by or under the said Ordinance shall be deemed to have been done or taken in the exercise of the powers conferred by or under this Act, as if this Act were in force on the day on which such thing was done or action was taken.

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