Monthly Archives: January 2013

FIR quashed against the producer of the Bollywood movie “Delhi-6”: DHC

The Delhi High Court quashed the FIR filed against the producer of the Bollywood movie “Delhi-6” under Section 3(1)(x) of The Scheduled Castes and The Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 read with Section 7(d) of The Protection of … Continue reading

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MCA amends Form 18, Form DIN 1 and Form DIN 4

Ministry of Corporate Affairs has vide Notification G.S.R (E) dated December 24, 2012 amended: – Annexure A of Form 18 (Pursuant to Section 146 of the Companies Act, 1956, for the notice of situation or Change of situation of Registered … Continue reading

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Empowered officer legally obliged to apprise the accused of his right to be searched before a Gazetted Officer or a Magistrate under NDPS Act: SC

The Supreme Court of India held that the empowered officer, acting under Section 50 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (for short ‘the NDPS Act’) is legally obliged to apprise the accused of his right to be … Continue reading

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Appeal from order of acquittal of the Magistrate in a complaint case would lie to the High Court: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that in a complaint case, an appeal from an order of acquittal of the Magistrate would lie to the High Court under Section 378(4) and not to Sessions Court under Section 378(1) (a) of … Continue reading

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Rule 5 (1) of the Service Tax (Determination of Value) Rules, 2006 ultra vires Sections 66 and 67 of Chapter V of the Finance Act, 1994: DHC

In a recent ruling, the Delhi High Court ruled that Rule 5 (1) of the Service Tax (Determination of Value) Rules, 2006 which provides for inclusion of the expenditure or costs incurred by the service provider in the course of … Continue reading

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