JUDICIAL REVIEW: A STUDY IN REFERENCE TO CONTEMPORARY JUDICIAL SYSTEM IN INDIAJournal: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH -GRANTHAALAYAH (Vol.4, No. 5)
Publication Date: 2016-05-30
Authors : Rahul Tripathi;
Page : 51-55
Keywords : Judicial Review; Activism; Writ; Article.;
Judicial review is the process by which the Courts determine whether or not an administrative decision-maker has acted within the power conferred upon him or her by Parliament. That places the question of statutory construction at the heart of the enquiry. The Supreme Court enjoys a position which entrusts it with the power of reviewing the legislative enactments both of Parliament and the State Legislatures. This grants the court a powerful instrument of judicial review under the constitution. Research reveals that the Supreme Court has taken in hand the task of rewriting the Constitution, which is an important aspect in present scenario.
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