Extension of jurisdiction of High Courts to Union territories
(1) Parliament may by law extend the jurisdiction of a High Court to, or exclude the jurisdiction of a High Court from, any Union
(2) Where the High Court of a State exercises jurisdiction in relation to a Union territory,—
(a) nothing in this Constitution shall be construed as empowering the Legislature of the State to increase, restrict or abolish that jurisdiction; and
(b) the reference in article 227 to the Governor shall, in relation to any rules, forms or tables for subordinate courts in that territory, be construed as a reference to the President.
Article 230, Constitution of India 1950
Parliament may by law—
(a) extend the jurisdiction of a High Court to, or
(b) exclude the jurisdiction of a High Court from,
any State specified in the First Schedule other than, or any area not within, the State in which the High Court has its principal seat.
The Article in its present form was not debated in the Constituent Assembly. It was substituted by the Constitution (7th Amendment) Act, 1956.