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Power of Supreme Court to Intervene in Executive Policy

The central government has filed a review petition against the Supreme Court judgment in the black money case on the ground that the ruling interferes with the domain of the executive. In the past, the courts have on occasion abstained from ruling on economic or fiscal policies of the government. At other times they have abstained if they felt the policies were made in public interest. On yet other occasions they have passed judgments when they have felt that the concerned economic policies have impinged on fundamental rights. If the current review petition is admitted and goes before a seven- or nine-member bench, the ruling will be greatly anticipated.

Power of Supreme Court i ncidentally bring in the other three points canvassed by the government. There are to Intervene in Executive Policy numerous judgments of the Supreme Court about the power of the high courts and the Supreme Court to interfere in the economic policy of the executive and even Sukumar Mukhopadhyay legislature. They are mostly in regard to

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