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Govt. can institute inquiry against copyright society on complaint of Registrar or member of copyright society: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently held that Central Government can only institute an inquiry against a copyright society only on the complaint of the Registrar of Copyrights or a member of the copyright society. The Court said, “It is apparent … Continue reading

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Contempt petition non-maintainable when Supreme Court judge functions under Commission of Inquiry Act: SC

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India held that contempt petition is not maintainable when the functions discharged by the sitting Supreme Court Judge under the Commissions of Inquiry Act, 1952 are purely statutory in nature independent of … Continue reading

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Disciplinary proceedings not to be stayed pending criminal trial: SC

The Supreme Court of India reiterated that it is not mandatory to stay the on-going disciplinary proceedings pending conclusion of a trial in the criminal case registered and filed in respect of the very same incident. The Court said that … Continue reading

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Power u/S 319(1) CrPC can be exercised at any time after charge-sheet is filed and before the pronouncement of judgment: SC

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified the powers of the courts under the criminal justice system to arraign any person as an accused during the course of inquiry or trial as contemplated under Section 319 of … 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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