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CB search-cum-selection committee unconstitutional: MHC

In a recent ruling, the Madras High Court struck down the constitution of a search-cum-selection committee for making recommendations for appointment of members of the Copyright Board as unconstitutional as being violative of the basic structure of the Constitution of … Continue reading

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IPAB members’ appointment provisions unconstitutional: MHC

In a recent ruling, the Madras High Court struck down provisions of Intellectual Property Appellate Board appointments under the Trademarks Act as unconstitutional citing the violation of separation of powers and independence of judiciary by the government. The Court was … Continue reading

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Guidelines suggested to address/State govts. in regard to unauthorized occupants: SC

The Supreme Court of India suggested the below guidelines to address the grievances of the Centre and the State governments in regard to the unauthorized occupants: – (i) As a precautionary measure, a notice should be sent to the allottee/officer/employee … Continue reading

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High Court can invoke its powers u/A 226 of Constitution to quash selection and appointment of Chairman SPSC: SC

Holding that the post of Chairman State Public Service Commission is constitutional in nature, the Supreme Court of India ruled that the High Court can invoke its wide and extra-ordinary powers in exceptional circumstances under Article 226 of the Constitution … Continue reading

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