Monthly Archives: November 2013

Police officer bound to register FIR upon receiving information relating to commission of cognizable offence: SC

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India held that a police officer is bound to register a First Information Report (FIR) upon receiving any information relating to commission of a cognizable offence under the Code of Criminal Procedure, … Continue reading

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Indian Govt publishes draft Prevention of Sporting Fraud Bill 2013

In its continuing efforts for cleansing of sports in India, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in consultation with the Ministry of Law has drafted a specialized legislation namely the PREVENTION OF SPORTING FRAUD BILL, 2013. The Draft Bill … Continue reading

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CIC cant direct concerned CPIO to provide information which complainant had sought for complaint u/s 18 RTI Act: DHC

The Delhi High Court clarified that while considering a complaint made under Section 18 of the Right to Information Act (Act), the Central Information Commission (CIC) cannot direct the concerned Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) to provide the information which … Continue reading

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Cyprus Notified as a notified Jurisdictional Area by Indian Govt

Cyprus Notified as a notified Jurisdictional Area Under Section 94a of the Income-Tax Act, 1961 Section 94A was introduced in the Income-tax Act, 1961, through the Finance Act, 2011, in respect of transactions with persons located in notified jurisdictional area … Continue reading

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RBI directed to examine the reasonableness of rate of interest charged by lenders: DHC

In what may be an important ruling affecting borrowers of loans from Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC), the Delhi High Court directed Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to examine whether the rate of interest being charged and foreclosure charges, if any, … Continue reading

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Suit filed by reg partnership firm can be continued by the surviving partner: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that a suit filed by a registered partnership firm (consisting of only two partners) can be continued by the surviving partner in case of dissolution of partnership by expiry of the other partner during … Continue reading

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Compliance of Section 50 of NDPS Act should be in its true spirit: SC

Emphasizing the requirement of compliance of Section 50 of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act in its true spirit, the Supreme Court of India reversed a conviction on the ground of trial and High Court courts holding out that Sections … Continue reading

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