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SC refuses to stay hearings in various HCs and lower courts related to demonetisation

Making An Observation Of The Current Situation Across India, The Court Said That Different States Have Different Issues Related To Currency Overhaul Hence Every High Court Has Right To Hear Case In Their Jurisdiction.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 18 Nov 2016, 02:08:57 PM
SC refuses to stay the hearings in various HCs and lower courts related to demonetisation

New Delhi:

Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay the hearings in various high courts and lower courts related to Central Governement's decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 bank notes. 

Making an observation of the current situation across India, the Court said that different states have different issues related to currency overhaul hence every High Court has right to hear case in their jurisdiction. 

SC however asks Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi to file a transfer petition appeal if they want a stay. 

During the proceedings, AG Rahtogi asked his opponent Kapil Sibal not to politicise the issue. 

"The government is working daya nd night to make the process of currency exchange easier for the public, regular changes are being announced for the same," he said. 

The next date of the hearing in the matter has been set to November 25.

Also read | Currency ban was a mindless decision: Calcutta HC

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First Published : 18 Nov 2016, 01:36:00 PM