A writ is a formal written order issued by someone authorised to do so, whether executive or judicial. This body is generally judicial in modern times. As a result, a writ can be thought of as a formal written order issued by a court with the authority to do so. Writs include orders, warrants, directives, summons, and so on. A writ petition is a request made to the competent court for the issuance of a specific writ. Click on the “Download PDF” option provided below to know more on-
- What are Writs?
- What are Writs in Indian Constitution?
- What are the different types of Writs?