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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 21-- Speedy trial - Each High Court frames its annual action plan fixing a tentative time limit for subordinate courts for deciding criminal trials of persons in custody and other long pending cases and monitors implementation of such timelines periodically...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 21-- Speedy trial - Directions issued: (i) High Courts may issue directions to subordinate courts that: (a) Bail applications be disposed of normally within one week; (b) Magisterial trials, where accused are in custody, be normally concluded within six months and sessions trials where accused are in..........
MANIPUR HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 21-- Denial of speedy justice - Quashing of proceedings - Non-commencement of trial even after 29 years - Even, petitioner appeared when charge-sheet was submitted in 2011 - Moreover, petitioner is not responsible for delay in trial - Further, there is no direct accusation against petitioner -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, 468-- Quashing of proceeding - Cases covered by statutory bar of limitation may be liable to be quashed without any further enquiry - But cases not covered by statutory bar can be quashed on the ground of delay in filing criminal complaint in appropriate cases as there is violation of right of speedy..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 21-- Death sentence - Till execution of death sentence convict be treated with human dignity - Torture, humiliation, forced labour, etc. all infringe on human dignity - It is in this context many rights of accused derive from his dignity as a human being - These may include presumption that every..........
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
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138-- Dishonour of cheque - Speedy and expeditious disposal of cases - Directions issued to all Criminal Courts in country dealing with cases u/s 138 of the Act, viz: (1) Metropolitan Magistrate/Judicial Magistrate (MM/JM), on the day when the complaint u/s 138 of the Act is presented, shall scrutinize..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 464-- Non-framing of charge - Remand of case - Permissibility - Contention of respondents that charges ought to have been framed against appellants u/s 304(Part II) IPC - Held, no, framing or wrong framing of charge does not vitiate proceeding unless there is failure of justice - Failure of justice has..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319-- Summoning of additional accused - De novo trial is required only against those accused persons who have been summoned - Where proceedings against one co-accused had already culminated, right of a speedy trial also having been recognized as a fundamental right and in such a situation there would be..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Speedy trial,investigation -- Right - to speedy trial is guaranteed under Article 21 and the same is applicable not only to actual proceedings in Court but also includes within its sweep police investigations as well...........

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