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Cognizance after application of mind by Magistrate: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that a Magistrate takes ‘cognizance’ of an offence on complaint after judicially applying the mind to the contents of the complaint and not just on the basis of the filing of the complaint. “Taking … Continue reading

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Contempt petition non-maintainable when Supreme Court judge functions under Commission of Inquiry Act: SC

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India held that contempt petition is not maintainable when the functions discharged by the sitting Supreme Court Judge under the Commissions of Inquiry Act, 1952 are purely statutory in nature independent of … Continue reading

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