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Supreme Court formulates guidelines restricted to proceedings under the NDPS Act

Gaining a first-hand account about the state of trials in Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (“NDPS”) cases pending in all the States where the undertrial has been incarcerated for a period exceeding five, the Supreme Court of India formulated … Continue reading

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Empowered officer legally obliged to apprise the accused of his right to be searched before a Gazetted Officer or a Magistrate under NDPS Act: SC

The Supreme Court of India held that the empowered officer, acting under Section 50 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (for short ‘the NDPS Act’) is legally obliged to apprise the accused of his right to be … Continue reading

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