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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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Appeal from order of acquittal of the Magistrate in a complaint case would lie to the High Court: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that in a complaint case, an appeal from an order of acquittal of the Magistrate would lie to the High Court under Section 378(4) and not to Sessions Court under Section 378(1) (a) of … Continue reading

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Non-compliance of Section 193 of the Criminal Procedure Code does not vitiate trial: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India has clarified that the objection relating to non-compliance of Section 193 of the Criminal Procedure Code (“Code”), which eventually has resulted in directly entertaining and taking cognizance by the Special Judge … Continue reading

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