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Review petition maintainable before High Court: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that a review petition is maintainable before the High Court seeking review of a judgment against which the special leave petition has already been dismissed by the Supreme Court in limine. A Large (three) … Continue reading

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Special allowances not part of basic wages: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently clarified that the special allowances paid by an employer to its employees would not fall within the expression ‘basic wages’ for computation of deduction towards the provident fund if the payment have a direct … Continue reading

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Consumer cases cannot be arbitrated: SC

The Supreme Court recently reiterated that consumer cases cannot be arbitrated under the normal scenario although there is no inhibition in disputes being proceeded in arbitration. “We may, however, hasten to add that in the event a person entitled to … Continue reading

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Special law prevails over the general law: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that if no charge has been made out under Section 67 of IT Act (“Act”) in case of obscene material circulated over the internet, then the accused cannot be proceeded against under Section 292 of … Continue reading

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Foreign Law/Accounting firms may work in SEZs: Govt.

Indian government has amended Special Economic Zones Rules, 2006 and in doing so may have allowed the entry of foreign law and accounting firms in these Special Economic Zones (“SEZ”). The Ministry of Commerce and Industry vide its Gazette notification … Continue reading

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Special court can try other offences under special enactment: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently held that a special court alone would have the jurisdiction to try all the offences under a special enactment to avoid multiplicity of proceedings even if a number of persons are accused of offences under … 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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