Administrative circulars, notices, guidelines & instructions not to override the law : In the cases noted below, it has been repeatedly ruled by the Hon'ble Supreme Court and also by the Hon'ble Allahabad High Court that the administrative instructions having no force of law cannot override statutory rules having force of law. See :
(i) Tata Sky Limited Vs. State of M.P., (2013) 4 SCC 656 (para 33).
(ii) The Rajasthan State Industrial Development & Investment Corporation Vs.
Subhash Sindhi, Co-operative Housing Society, Jaipur, AIR 2013 SC, 1226. (para 19).
(iii) P.H. Paul Manoj Pandian Vs. Veldurai, 2011 (3) SCJ 925
(iv) Jhunjhunwala Vs. State of UP, (2006) 8 SCC 196
(v) Mangal Dev Vs. State Election Commission, 2005 (4) AWC 3127 (Allahabad)( DB).