(1) Parliament may by law
constitute a High Court for a _207[Union territory] or declare any
court in any _208[such territory] to be a High Court for all or any of
the purposes of this Constitution.
(2) The provisions of Chapter V of Part VI shall apply in relation to
every High Court referred to in clause (1) as they apply in relation
to a High Court referred to in article 214 subject to such
modifications or exceptions as Parliament may by law provide.
_209[(3) Subject to the provisions of this Constitution and to the
provisions of any law of the appropriate Legislature made by virtue of
powers conferred on that Legislature by or under this Constitution,
every High Court exercising jurisdiction immediately before the
commencement of the Constitution (Seventh Amendment) Act, 1956, in
relation to any Union territory shall continue to exercise such
jurisdiction in relation to that territory after such commencement.
(4) Nothing in this article derogates from the power of Parliament to
extend or exclude the jurisdiction of a High Court for a State to, or
from, any Union territory or part thereof.]