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GUJARAT HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 125, Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 20(2)-- Maintenance - Provision of S.125 Cr.P.C. is neither inconsistent nor controlled by provisions of Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act - It has to be construed having regard to phraseology used in the provision itself...........
GUJARAT HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 125-- `Legitimate and illegitimate child' - In the absence of any definition or explanation words `legitimate and illegitimate child' also include a step child, that word would have to be given its natural meaning - Step daughter is not a illegitimate child but a daughter of one's spouse born through..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 9A, 21(c), 27A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439(2)-- Recovery of huge quantity of contraband - Cancellation of bail - In the instant case, accused granted bail by single Judge of High Court with avoidable haste - State can seek cancellation of bail where Court granted bail by taking into consideration irrelevant material or overlapping relevant..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 401(5)-- Dishonour of cheque - Revision against acquittal - S.401(5) Cr.P.C. permits High Court on its satisfaction about interest of justice to treat the application of revision as petition of appeal and deal the same accordingly - Any appeal against an order of acquittal is permissible only after the..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 357A-- Compensation to pregnant rape victim - Even if family of victim has requisite financial capacity to bear the expenses, obligation of State for payment of compensation and rehabilitation of victim does not get extinguished - Apart from this, accused also can be burdened with fine to be paid as..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 421(1)-- Fine - Convict served the sentence of imprisonment in default of payment of fine - Warrant for realisation of fine not to be issued ordinarily unless there are special reasons for doing so - Special reasons must have some relation to the failure on the part of State to recover the fine amount..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 357A-- Rape - Compensation to pregnant rape victim - Rape victim aged 15 years recovered from the custody of accused but she is at the advance stage of pregnancy - Investigation of case is still in progress - Father of victim is a poor labourer and does not possess adequate resources for delivery of..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- FIR - Two FIR's - By itself not prejudiced the accused in any way, when two similarly situated persons were arrested and were found to be in possession of narcotics - Accused rightly convicted...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 120B-- Second bail application - Dowry death - Husband main accused - Proclamation was issued against petitioner/husband as his presence was not procured in the ordinary course by summoning Court - Earlier bail application of petitioner was dismissed for want of prosecution - Keeping in view the conduct..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378(3), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 302, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Appeal against acquittal - High Court dealt with appeal in a very cursory and casual manner without adverting to legal contentions and evidence on record - Appeal dismissed by passing a cryptic order - High Court failed to exercise its appellate jurisdiction properly - Impugned order of High Court..........

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