Monthly Archives: July 2015

Cognizance after application of mind by Magistrate: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that a Magistrate takes ‘cognizance’ of an offence on complaint after judicially applying the mind to the contents of the complaint and not just on the basis of the filing of the complaint. “Taking … Continue reading

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Interest not payable if agreed by parties: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that a party is not liable to pay interest to the other party if they have decided against paying interest on the amounts payable in the contract. “When parties to the contract had agreed … Continue reading

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Companies Act 2013 provisions applicable to private companies modified: MCA

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified on June 5, 2015 that certain provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 shall not apply to private limited companies or shall apply with such exceptions or modifications as directed in the notification. http://goo.gl/Oawjjr These … Continue reading

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Privacy Rights should be protected during litigation: DHC

Raising serious concerns over the disclosure of the most private and personal details by the parties during the matrimonial litigation and thus affecting the privacy rights, the Delhi High Court issued the below directions to the Family Courts in Delhi. … Continue reading

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