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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 139A, 72-- Transfer of case pending in High Court to Supreme Court - Petitions raising question whether long delay in disposal of mercy petition entitles convict to commutation of sentence pending before High Court and Supreme Court - Question raised is substantial question of general importance - Petitions..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
Details
Constitution of India, 1950, Article 139A, 72-- Transfer of case to Supreme Court - Substantial question of general importance - Whether long delay in decision of mercy petitions entitles convicts to seek commutation of death sentence - Is question of substantial general importance - Petitions raising such question pending before High Court -..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 72, 161, 226, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 432, 433, 433A-..........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, 3, 72-- Dishonour of cheque - Expression "presentation of the cheque to the bank" used in S.138 - Held, it refers to only drawee bank - Payee's bank has no relevance for the purpose of constituting an offence u/s 138 of the NI Act - What is required under the section is dishonour of cheque by drawee bank..........
GUJARAT HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 42(2), 50(6)-- Recovery of contraband - Search & seizure - Held, S.42(2) provides that when officer takes down any information in writing u/sub S.(1), he shall within 72 hours send copy thereof to his immediate official superior - It does not provides for receipt thereof by immediate superior officer - When any..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7,13(1)(d),13(2)-- Illegal gratification - Conviction - Sentence less than minimum prescribed - Accused underwent ordeal of trial for 11 years and is of 72 years of age and was dismissed from service and not entitled to receive any retirement benefits - Held, there is no provision in the Act for awarding less than..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 161, 72, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Grant of pardon to convicts by Governor - Seven accused convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment by trial court - Governor granted pardon to three of the accused pending appeal by pronouncing their innocence - Order of Governor set aside - Held, to decide the innocence or otherwise of an..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 161, 72, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Grant of pardon to convicts by Governor - Judicial review - Grounds are : (a) that he order has been passed without application of mind; (b) that the order is mala fide; (c) that the order has been passed on extraneous or wholly irrelevant considerations; (d) that relevant materials have been kept..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Punjab Town Improvement Trust Act, 1922, Section 72(E), 36-- Land acquired by trust - Objections not filed by petitioner in pursuance to notification issued u/s 36 of the Act - Trust passed resolution to adjust all the small plot holders - However, same was annulled by Govt. partially, suo motu without giving any opportunity to the petitioners u/s 72 (E) of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 432, 433, 433A, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 32, 137, 72, 161-- Judicial review of clemency power of President and Governor - Death sentence awarded to petitioner in a murder case - Governor commuted the death sentence into life imprisonment - Quashing of order - Held, unless the exercise of power by Governor under Article 161 is ex facie perverse or is based..........

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