12 February, 2016

Glossary of Common Legal Terms (O)

Obiter dicta
Remarks of a judge, which are said by the way and are not directly relevant to the case at hand.

Any oral or written direction given by a Court or any authority which is to be obeyed.

A codified law made, as a temporary measure, by the President of India or the Governor of a State when the Parliament or legislature of a state is not in session. This power is exercised under Articles 123 and 213 of the Constitution.

Original Jurisdiction

See Jurisdiction.

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