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Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 promulgated: Govt.

Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 has come into force as the President of India has given his assent to the Government’s decision to promulgate the said Ordinance. Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 (“the Ordinance”) lays down the measures to empower … Continue reading

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Use of bulls as performing animals banned: SC

The Supreme Court banned using bulls as performing animals either for Jallikattu events or bullock-cart races across the country and hoped Parliament would elevate the rights of animals to that of constitutional rights. “AWBI [Animal Welfare Board of India] is … Continue reading

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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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Courts can’t order investigation against public servant without valid sanction order: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the courts cannot order investigation against a public servant on a private complaint without a valid sanction order from the competent authority. The Court said “Once it is noticed that there was no … Continue reading

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India-UK amends DTAA/PFE

A protocol amending the existing convention between India and the United Kingdom (UK) for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to taxes on income and capital gains was signed in London on Oct … Continue reading

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