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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 494, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 320-- Bigamy - Offence u/s 494 is compoundable - Respondent had two children from second wife and appellant also remarried and begotten a son - Appellant would have no objection to compounding of offence u/s 494 IPC in terms of S.320 Cr.P.C. - However, respondent directed to pay a sum of Rs.5 lakhs as..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
Details
Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, 147, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 320-- Dishonour of cheque - Conviction u/s 138 of the Act - Compounding of offence - Accused compromised the matter with complainant - Memorandum of compromise filed before High Court, but no relief was granted to accused - As matter has been compromised between parties, order of conviction and sentence..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, 147, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 320-- Dishonour of cheque - Compounding of offence - Accused was convicted and sentenced to undergo R.I. for 1 year with fine of Rs.20,000/- - Accused has agreed to repay amount and has compounded the dispute - Moreover, accused was granted concession of bail subject to depositing of Rs.2,75,000/- which..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138-- Dishonour of cheque - Court should make all possible attempts to encourage compounding of offence at an early stage of litigation - In a prosecution under the Act, compensatory aspect of remedy must be given priority over the punitive aspect...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, 143-- Dishonour of cheque - Mode of trial - Directions issued : (1) All the subordinate Courts must make an endeavour to expedite the hearing of cases in a time bound manner which in turn will restore the confidence of the common man in the justice delivery system. When law expects something to be done..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 320-- Compounding of offence - Offence u/s 498-A IPC and offence under Dowry Prohibition Act - Offence not compoundable - However, where parties are settling their matrimonial dispute, compounding of offence can be allowed...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, 147, Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987, Section 21-- Dishonour of cheque - Compounding of offence - Lok Adalat - Matter already settled between parties - On their application matter was referred to Lok Adalat only for taking its imprimatur to said settlement - Accused has to deposit 15% of cheque amount in Court as per guidelines framed by Supreme..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, 323, 504, 506, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 320-- Attempt to murder - Compounding of offence - Offence u/s 307 IPC is no, compoundable whereas other alleged offences are compoundable - Permission can be granted to injured persons to compound the offence punishable u/s 307 IPC along with other offences as injured persons have buried all their..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 320, 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Non-compoundable offence - Quashing of proceedings - Permissibility - Held, no, compoundable offences cannot be compounded by Court - While considering request for compounding of offences Court has to strictly follow the mandate of S.320 Cr.P.C. - It is, therefore, not possible to permit..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 320, 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 326, 307-- Compounding of offence - Offences u/ss 326 & 307 IPC are not compoundable - But since parties have entered into compromise and are neighbours and there is harmonious relationship between two sides and that they are living peacefully, therefore, proceedings are liable to be quashed - Petition..........

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