30. Transfer of proceedings from High Court of Delhi to High Court of HimachalPradesh.
(1) Except as hereinafter provided, the High Court of Delhi shall, on and from the appointed day, have no jurisdiction in respect of the territories comprised in the State of Himachal Pradesh.
(2) Such proceedings pending in the High Court of Delhi immediately before the appointed day as are certified, whether before or after that day, by the Chief Justice of that High Court, having regard to the place of accrual of the cause of action and other circumstances, to be proceedings which ought to be heard and decided by the High Court of Himachal Pradesh shall, as soon as may be after such certification, be transferred to the High Court of Himachal Pradesh.
(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-sections (1) and (2) of this section or in section 23, but save as hereinafter provided, the High Court of Delhi shall have, and the High Court of Himachal Pradesh shall not have, jurisdiction to entertain, hear or dispose of appeals, applications for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court, applications for review and other proceedings where any such proceedings seek any relief in respect of any order passed by the High Court of Delhi before the appointed day:
Provided that if, after any such proceedings have been entertained by the High Court of Delhi, it appears to the Chief Justice of that High Court that they ought to be transferred to the High Court of Himachal Pradesh, he shall order that they shall be so transferred, and such proceedings shall thereupon be transferred accordingly.
(4) Any order made by the High Court of Delhi
(a) before the appointed day, in any proceedings transferred to the High Court of Himachal Pradesh by virtue of sub-section (2); or
(b) in any proceedings with respect to which the High Court Delhi retains jurisdiction by virtue ofsub-section (3), shall, for all purposes, have effect not only as an order of the High Court of Delhi, but also as an order made by the High Court of Himachal Pradesh.
For the purposes of this section
(a) proceedings shall be deemed to be pending in a court until that court has disposed of all issues between the parties including any issues with respect to the taxation of the costs of the proceedings and shall include appeals, applications for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court, applications for review, petitions for revision and petitions for writs;
(b) references to a High Court shall be construed as including references to a Judge or division court thereof, and references to an order made by a court or a Judge shall be construed as including references to a sentence, judgment or decree passed or made by that court or Judge.