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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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Parliamentary Standing Committee reports can be relied on during court proceedings: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India ruled that the reports of the Parliamentary Standing Committee can be relied on during the court proceedings but added that these reports cannot be challenged in the courts because of parliamentary … Continue reading

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ACR part of officer’s service record: SC

The Supreme Court of India held that the Annual Confidential Report (“ACR”) of an officer does form a part of his or her service record and could not be ignored for the purposes of his or her promotion on the … Continue reading

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ISR & IPER are essential inputs in examination of patents: MHC

In an attempt to cut short the delays in the grant of patents, the Madras High Court has held that Patent Cooperation Treaty (“PCT”) search reports shall be treated as an essential input in the examination of the pending national … 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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Powers u/S 156(3) and 202 CrPC are of different nature: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified the powers of the courts under the criminal justice system as contemplated under Sections 156(3) and 202 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (“CrPC”). Sections 156(3) and 202 fall under Chapters XII and … Continue reading

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WTO issues panel report on India’s agricultural import measures

World Trade Organization (“WTO”) issued panel report in the case brought by the United States about “India – Measures concerning the importation of certain agricultural products”. WTO ruled that India’s AI measures are inconsistent with Articles 3.1, 5.1, 5.2, 2.2, … Continue reading

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