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KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Quashing of complaint - Mere delay in approaching Court of law by itself is not a ground for dismissing a case though it may be a relevant circumstance in reaching a final verdict...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Quashing of complaint - Inordinate and unexplained delay in filing complaint regarding commission of an offence would certainly be a factor to be taken into account by Court in taking final decision in the case - But when complaint is not barred by limitation, it cannot be thrown out at threshold..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 406, 504, 506, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Quashing of charge sheet - Misappropriation of cash and gold jewellery - Charge levelled against applicant with regard to misappropriation of jewellery and gold has not been found substantiated - Even there is no proof of misappropriation of cash - Factum of litigation between parties regarding..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Dishonour of cheque - Quashing of summoning order - Summoning order challenged after more than 4 years of passing of order - Neither any plausible explanation nor any sufficient cause in petition for such delay - Summoning order is barred by principle of delay and laches - Quashing petition..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 228, 397(2), 482, Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 22(d), Constitution of India, 1950, Article 227-- Charge - Order framing charge - Challenge thereto - Stay of proceedings - Wherever stay is granted, a speaking order must be passed showing that the case was of exceptional nature and delay on account of stay will not prejudice the interest of speedy trial in a corruption case - Once stay is..........
TELANGANA AND ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954, Section 2(v), 13(2), Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Quashing of proceedings - Non-compliance of S.13(2) of the Act - Delay in filing of complaint - It is evident from record that Food Inspector collected samples and sent them to Public Analyst on 7.05.2008, and Analyst`s report dated 16.06.2008 was received by him on 19.06.2008 - Thereafter, he has..........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 190, 482, 468-- Delay in taking cognizance - Not a ground to quash proceedings, even after expiry of period of limitation...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Limitation Act, 1963, Section 5, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, 378-- Condonation of delay - Delay of 140 days in filing leave to appeal against acquittal - State failed to give reasonable explanation which caused delay in filing appeal - Application dismissed...........
JHARKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, Section 27(d), 28A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, 468-- Cognizance of offence - Quashing of order - Offence u/ss 27(d), 28A IPC - Delay of more than 4 years in filing complaint - While taking cognizance, Magistrate did not take into consideration delay in institution of complaint - Even, complainant failed to explain the delay - Since maximum period of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25, 30-- Quashing of FIR - Arms licence cancelled due to non renewal - Delay in deposit of gun - Renewal of licence later on - It does not wash away the offence - However, FIR quashed as at this distance of time allowing prosecution to continue will only cause undue harassment to accused, particularly when..........

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