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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 179-- Offence u/s 498-A IPC - Jurisdiction - Court at place where wife takes shelter after leaving or driven away from matrimonial home on account of acts of cruelty committed by husband or his relatives, depending on factual situation, also has jurisdiction to entertain complaint u/s 498-A IPC...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Proceedings-- Mentioning of caste/status separately in criminal proceedings - Amounts to colonial legacy and requires to be stopped forthwith - Therefore, Secretaries (Home) to Governments of Punjab, Haryana and U.T., Chandigarh are directed to issue instructions to all I.O. not to state/mention caste of..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, Section 3, 36-- Custody of child - While considering custody applications when victim is stationed in Children Home which comes u/s 40 of the JJ Act, Welfare Committee shall evaluate suitability of person to whom custody is to be given guided by fundamental principles as envisaged u/s 3 of the Act...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, Section 3, 36-- Custody of girl child - Child was subjected to an incident of sexual assault - Possibility of access of accused to victim at her home, as he is a frequent visitor of victim, is not ground to station the child in children home...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Employee's Compensation Act, 1923, Section 3, 30-- Fatal accident - Compensation - Deceased was 42 years of age at the time of accident and was driver of public bus - He met with an accidental death as he fell off the roof of the bus accidentally - Deceased was present on the fateful day not by choice but by compulsion and necessity, because of..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Presumption u/s 106 of the Act - Murder case - To bring home guilt of accused by raising presumption u/s 106 of the Act, prosecution has to establish and prove his presence in same room where deceased was killed at the time of incident by leading plausible evidence...........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part II)-- Offence u/s 304(Part II) IPC - Plea of self defence - Accused was last seen in the company of deceased - She visited police station and narrated incident to police that she assaulted her husband - However, material on record shows that deceased while returning home brought a bottle of liquor and..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Allegation against husband of deceased - Unnatural death of deceased occurred within 7 years of her marriage - Deceased was so harassed even her father told her that she may live or die in her matrimonial home - Parents of deceased refused to take her back to parental home..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005, Section 19(f)-- Right of residence - Right of wife to reside in matrimonial home - Wife to show that husband has right in property - Property in question allotted to father of husband - Nothing on record that husband has any right or interest in subject property nor property in question is a joint family property..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005, Section 19(f)-- Right of wife to reside in matrimonial home - To be entitled to a right of residence in a house, wife has to show that same is a shared household in which her husband has a right to reside - It is not sufficient to merely show that house in which wife claims residence is a shared household, in..........

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