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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 16-- Registered adoption deed - Adoptive mother 70 years of age and adopted child aged 8 years - There is presumption u/s 16 of the Act that adoption is made in compliance with the provisions of the Act until and unless such presumption is disproved...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 389, 304B- - Dowry death - Appeal - Suspension of sentence - Accused father-i, law and mother-i, law aged about 75 and 70 years of age respectively - They were on bail during trial - They were not living with deceased and her husband - Main allegation of offence is against husband of deceased who has not..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 8, 15-- Poppy straw - Recovery of 70 kgs. from two bags - Contents of both the bags mixed - Two samples of 250 gms. each taken out - Even after taking two samples of 250 grams each, the quantity measured comes to 69.50 kgs which is more than commercial quantity (small quantity 1000 gms/commercial quantity..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 8, 15-- Poppy straw - Recovery of 70 kgs. - Conviction on the evidence of official witnesses - In a case of this nature, it is better if prosecution examines at least one independent witness to corroborate its case - However, in the absence of any such witness, if the statements of police officers are..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70-- Imprisonment in default of payment of fine - Held, where a substantive term of imprisonment is inflicted, an excessive fine should not be imposed except in exceptional cases...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70-- Imprisonment in default of payment of fine - Court to keep in view the nature of offence, circumstances in which it was committed, the position of the offender and other relevant considerations such as pecuniary circumstances of the accused person as to character and magnitude of the offence..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 8(c), 21, 29, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70-- Imprisonment in default of payment of fine - Accused convicted u/ss 8(c), 21 & 29 of NDPS Act and sentenced to 15 years RI and to pay fine of Rs.1.5 lacs - Imprisonment in default of payment of fine reduced from 3 years to 6 months RI keeping in view that accused are very poor and have to maintain..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Transfer of Property Act, 1882, Section 116, City of Nagpur Corporation Act, 1950, Section 70-- Renewal of lease in favour of sub-lessee - Legality - Lease with renewal clause executed in favour of respondent by corporation - Respondent assigning lease to appellant with right to purchase respondent's rights under head lease including that of renewal - Appellants suit for specific performance..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 14, City of Nagpur Corporation Act, 1950, Section 70-- Municipal property - Alienation - Has to be by auction or by inviting bids...........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3,4, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Dying declaration - Deceased set on fire by mother-in-law who was aged 70 years old and no one else was present at the time of incident - Held, it is a basic human instinct that no one gives up easily when it comes to taking away one's life - Deceased must have offered resistance and must have..........

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