Appellate Powers of Supreme Court :
- There can be an appeal against any decision or order of a High Court, if the High Court gives a certificate that it involves some question of interpreting the Constitution.
- Civil cases decided by the High Court can go upto the Supreme Court provided High Court gives a certificate that the case involves an important or substantial question of law.
- Criminal cases can also be appealed in Supreme Court if :
- the High Court has given death sentence to a criminal who was found guilty by a Lower Court.
- the High Court, after withdrawing a case from Lower Court, has given a death sentence.
- the High Court certifies that it is a fit case for appeal to the Supreme Court,