Abolition of Privy Council Jurisdiction Act, 1949
2. Abolition of Privy Council Jurisdiction.
(1) As from the appointed day, the jurisdiction of His Majesty in Council to entertain, and save as hereinafter provided to dispose of appeals and petitions from, or in respect of, any judgment, decree or order of any court or tribunal (other than the Federal Court) within the territory of India, including appeals and petitions in respect of criminal matters, whether such jurisdiction is exercisable by virtue of His Majesty’s prerogative or otherwise, shall cease.
(2) The appeals and petitions aforesaid are hereinafter referred to as “Indian appeals” and “Indian petitions” respectively.