Monthly Archives: March 2015

Powers u/S 156(3) and 202 CrPC are of different nature: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified the powers of the courts under the criminal justice system as contemplated under Sections 156(3) and 202 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (“CrPC”). Sections 156(3) and 202 fall under Chapters XII and … Continue reading

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Mandatory emigration clearance required for Indian Nurses: Govt.

Indian Government has decided that with effect from 30th April, 2015 Indian nurses will mandatorily obtain emigration clearance from the office of Protector of Emigrants (POE) for seeking overseas employment to United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), … Continue reading

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HCs’ not to entertain matters related to Armed Forces: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the High Courts should refrain from entertaining petitions regarding matters related to Armed Forces in light of the specific provisions enumerated in the Armed Forces Tribunal Act (“Act”). The Apex Court said, “If … Continue reading

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Court may refuse to grant injunction in TM infringement case: BHC

The Bombay High Court recently ruled that a court can go into the question of the validity of the registration of the plaintiff’s trade mark at an interlocutory stage and may refuse to grant an injunction when the defendant takes … Continue reading

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Public Authority not to provide information already made available: DHC

The Delhi High Court clarified that under the Right to Information Act (“Act”) neither can information already made available by the public authority on its own in discharge of obligations be requested under the Act nor is the public authority … Continue reading

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Citizenship to Children Born to Surrogate Indian Mother: MHA

Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has developed guidelines for the foreign nationals intending to visit India for commissioning surrogacy. These guidelines have been notified vide MHA letter no. F No.25022/74/2011-F.I dated 9th July 2012 and have also been circulated to … Continue reading

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Permission required for PCT Applications filed by residents in India: DHC

The Delhi High Court held that an international application (PCT Application) filed by an Indian resident with Indian Patent Office is not an application made in India unless appropriate permission under the Patents Act is granted to Indian resident by … Continue reading

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