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Magistrate not to examine merits of case while taking cognizance: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently reiterated that while taking cognizance of an offence based upon a police report, it is not necessary for the Magistrate to examine the merits and demerits of the case and whether the materials collected … Continue reading

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Section 3(1) COFEPOSA is constitutional: SC

The Supreme Court of India upholds the constitutional validity of Section 3(1) of Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Activities Act, 1974 (COFEPOSA) to the extent it empowers the competent authority to make an order of detention against … Continue reading

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