Constitution of High Court | Indian Constitution
THERE shall be a High Court in each State [Art. 214] but Parliament has the power to establish a common High Court for two or more States [Art. 231]. The High Court stands at the head of the Judiciary in the State .
(a) Every High Court shall consist of a Chief Justice and such other Constitution of Judges as the President of India may from time to High Courts. time appoint.
(b) Besides, the President has the power to appoint (i) additional Judges for a temporary period not exceeding two years, for the clearance of arrears of work in a High Court; (ii) an acting Judge, when a permanent Judge of a High Court (other than a Chief Justice) is temporarily absent or unable to perform his duties or is appointed to act temporarily as Chief Justice. The acting Judge holds office until the permanent Judge resumes his office. But neither an additional nor an actingjudge can hold office beyond the age of 62 years.
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