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No automatic arrest of husband in Sec. 498A cases: SC

In an attempt to curb the misuse of Section 498A of Indian Penal Code, the Supreme Court of India issued new directions that included an end to the automatic arrest of the husband and his family members. Section 498A of … Continue reading

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FIRs’ to be uploaded within 24 hrs after registration: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that First Information Report (“FIR”) shall be uploaded on the police websites or on a State’s official website (if there is no police website) within twenty-four (24) hours of being registered so that the … Continue reading

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Ar. 233(2) bar is only for appointment of DJ: SC

The Supreme Court of India held that the bar under Article 233(2) of the Constitution of India is only regarding the appointment of the District Judge and not for the participation in the selection process by the candidates. Article 233(2) … Continue reading

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Second Complaint maintainable in District Forum: SC

The Supreme Court of India has clarified that a second complaint to the District Forum under the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 is maintainable when the first complaint was dismissed for default or non-prosecution. “….there is no provision parallel to the … Continue reading

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Opposite party has 30 days to file response under Consumer Act: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the written statement by an opposing party in a consumer dispute matter shall be filed within a period of 30 days from the date of receipt of the copy of the complaint with … Continue reading

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High Court not a ‘District Court’ under Sec 44A CPC: DHC

In an important ruling regarding execution of foreign decrees from reciprocating countries, the Delhi High Court held that it is not vested with the jurisdiction to entertain such execution petitions as the Court is not a ‘District Court’ under Section … Continue reading

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Supreme Court of India issues guidelines regarding ‘Measures for Prevention of Fatal Accidents of Small Children

The Supreme Court of India has issued modified guidelines regarding ‘Measures for Prevention of Fatal Accidents of Small Children due to their falling into Abandoned Bore wells and Tube Wells’. The Modified/ Revised Guidelines are as below: (i)    The owner … Continue reading

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