Acknowledged as the undisputed authority on the subject, the book has been popular amongst the lawyers, the judiciary, the academicians and scholars in India and abroad. It was admired and appreciated by none other than Lord Denning, the great jurist of the last century.
The sixth edition of the work has been thoroughly revised and substantially enlarged and is now published in two large volumes. This edition comes with an exhaustive case-law and statute law supplement.
The work has been divided into five parts and in several chapters.
Part I covers Historical Development of various writs.
Part II covers General Principles of Writ Jurisdiction, and discusses the concept of locus standi in detail.
Part III covers Specific Writs.
Part IV covers Supervisory jurisdiction of High Courts.
Part V covers Practice and Procedure.
Table Of Contents:
2. GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF WRIT JURISDICTION
LOCUS-STANDI- WHO MAY APPLY
LOCUS STANDI- WHO MAY APPLY (Cont)
AGAINST WHOM WRIT MAY BE ISSUED
TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION (Cont)
PURPOSE FOR WHICH WRITS MAY BE ISSUED
DELAY AND LACHES
EXCLUSION OF JUDICIAL REVIEW
ADMINISTRATIVE DISCRETION AND JUDICIAL REVIEW
OTHER LIMITATIONS OF WRIT JURISDICTION
PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION
3. SPECIFIC WRITS
SUPERVISORY JURISDICTION OF HIGH COURTS
SPECIAL LEAVE PETITIONS
5. PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
PRINCIPLES OF PROCEDURE
FACETS OF PRACTICE.