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Sanction not required for prosecuting senior public officers: SC

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India ruled that the legal provision which mandates sanction of competent authority for CBI to probe corruption cases against senior public officers is invalid and unconstitutional. The five-judge Bench delivered the ruling … Continue reading

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Judge has jurisdiction to try PC/non-PC offences even if public servant dies: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that a Special Judge (under Prevention of Corruption Act “PC Act”) has jurisdiction to proceed against non-Prevention of Corruption offences along with Prevention of Corruption offences irrespective of the fact that the sole public … Continue reading

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Approval of Central Govt not necessary in Court ‘monitored’ cases: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India ruled that approval of the Central Government is not necessary in cases which are directed by this Court to be registered and the inquiry/investigation thereon is actually being monitored by this … Continue reading

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Prosecution is not bound to produce the original complaint/application filed by an unknown person: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that the prosecution is not bound to produce the original complaint/application filed by an unknown person, based on which an inquiry was initiated by the Anti-Corruption Bureau against the accused. “What is to be … Continue reading

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