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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 216-- Alteration/addition of charge - Use of words `at any time before judgment is pronounced' in S.216(1) Cr.P.C empowers Court to exercise its powers of altering or adding charges even after completion of evidence arguments and reserving of judgment...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 8, Rule 1-- Written statement - Non filing within statutory period - Non-commercial disputes - Provision of O.8.R.1 CPC is directory and does not do away with the inherent discretion of Courts to condone certain delays...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 8, Rule 1-- Written statement - Non filing within statutory period - Provision of O.8.R.1 CPC is directory but it cannot be interpreted to bestow a free hand to a litigant to file written statement at his own sweet will and/or to prolong the lis - Delay can be condoned in extreme hardship or delays occurring..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Deductions - Personal expenses - Deduction towards personal expenses to the extent of 50% is excessive and not just and proper considering the fact that claimants along with their respective families were staying with deceased at the relevant time and were largely..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Total compensation - Deceased aged 48 years - Respondents being claimants would be entitled for compensation to be reckoned on basis of loss of dependency, due to loss of gross salary of deceased and future prospects and deduction of 1/3rd amount towards personal expenses of deceased -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 50-- Recovery of 1 kg 750 gms opium - Search and seizure - Non-examination of ASP in whose presence search and recovery was effected - ASP summoned number of times but either service was not effected or as and when he was served, he sent a request for exemption from personal attendance stating valid..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 18-- Recovery of 1 kg 750 gms opium - Non-examining of independent witness - Though efforts were made to join independent witness, but none were available - Mere fact that case of prosecution is based on evidence of official witnesses, does not mean that same should not be believed - Non-examination of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 18-- Recovery of 1 kg 750 gms opium - Non-examination of ASI to whom SHO handed over case property - SHO handed over case property to ASI for production before Court - After producing same, he returned the case property to SHO with seals intact - ASI was not in possession of seals either of I.O or of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Employee's Compensation Act, 1923, Section 4-- Accident - 100% functional disability - Reimbursement of medical expenses - Appellant underwent hospitalization for a period of 65 days for medical treatment and surgical operations - However, no amount awarded to appellant towards reimbursement of medical expenses incurred by appellant either by..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Family Courts Act, 1984, Section 7(1)- - Suit for declaration as to matrimonial status - Only Family Court has jurisdiction to entertain the suit, as S.7(1) Explanation (c) of the Act permits a suit or proceeding for a declaration as to validity of a marriage or as to matrimonial status of any person...........

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