Special officer of coop.society is a Public authority and writ will lie against

Court :
Supreme court

Brief :
The Special Officer is appointed under the provisions of the Act and as such he is a statutory Officer and, therefore, he should be regarded as a public authority. Apart from that Art. 226 of the Constitution is not confined to issue of writ only to a public authority, the bar extends also to issue directions to any person. In our opinion, in a case where the Cooperative Society is under the control of a Special Officer, a writ would lie

Citation :
Appeal(civil) 3523 of 1998 ayatridevi Vs Mousumi coop.Housing Society&ors



Isaac Gabriel
on 20 September 2011
Published in Constitutional Law
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