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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 147, 138-- Dishonour of cheque - Compounding of offence can be even at the appellate stage - Compounding of offence at a late stage is a strain on the judicial system - Free and easy compounding of offences at any stage gives an incentive to the drawer of the cheque to delay settling the cases for years -..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 21-- Conscious possession - In order to make possession illicit there must be a conscious possession - A mere possession without awareness of the nature of such possession offence u/s 21 of the Act is not attracted...........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 409, 420-- Criminal breach of trust - Cheating - Property of partnership firm - Petitioner, a partner of the firm entrusted or given dominion over property that belongs to partnership firm - Held, since he is partner of the firm, he necessarily would be a part owner of property entrusted to him or over which..........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Quashing of criminal proceedings - Exercise of inherent powers - Held, proceedings can be quashed in cases in which allegations made against accused in complaint or in FIR do not constitute any offence, even though those allegations are taken at their face value and are accepted in their entirety..........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 145, 154-- Dispute regarding immovable property or water likely to cause breach of peace - FIR registered u/s 145 Cr.P.C. - FIR quashed - Held, S.145 of Cr.P.C. does not contain a penal provision much less deal with any type of offence whether cognizable or non cognizable - It prescribes procedure to be..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, Section 3(2)(y)-- There is no allegation in statements of witnesses and in complaint that alleged offence has been committed by petitioners on ground that deceased was belonging to scheduled caste community - Case of prosecution is that second petitioner got agitated due to objection raised by deceased about..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Question whether offence culpable homicide not amounting to murder - Circumstances - Accused auto driver had sudden altercation with deceased over parking of auto in street - Accused inflicted single blow by ordinary kitchen knife on chest under impulse of anger - Blows not repeated -..........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 324, 342, 506, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, Section 3-- Quashing of proceedings - Charge for offence u/s 3 of SCST Act and Ss.324, 342, 506 IPC on the allegations that they had knowledge that victim belongs to Scheduled Caste community whereas they belong to community other than scheduled caste - Accused had grudge against the victim since he was found..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 509, 292-- Pre-marital sex - Offence of obscenity - Article in a news magazine that pre marital sex and live in relationship is on the increase and social acceptance of the same - Offence of obscenity is not made out...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 2(n), 3(38)-- Offence - Meaning - Offence means `an act or instance of offending', `commit an illegal act' and illegal means, `contrary to or forbidden by law'- 'Offence' has to be read and understood in the context as it has been prescribed under the provisions of Sections 40, 41 and 42 IPC which cover the..........

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