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The reason given in the arrest memos to arrest the petitioners, having regard to the facts, appears to be casual, mechanical and perfunctory, clearly without application of mind. The grounds for arrest of the petitioners mentioned in the arrest memos clearly breach the mandatory provisions of Sections 41 and 41-A and 60-A of the Criminal Procedure Code.

Cases ReportedSCC Weekly

Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 — S. 33 — Power of modification of award under — Scope of: Award can be modified

2022 SCC Vol. 10 Part 5
Cases ReportedSCC Weekly

    Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 — Ss. 437 to 439 — Bail applications: If more than one bail application is filed

Delhi High Court
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The Delhi High Court while granting bail to a man accused of cheating held that undertrial prisoners cannot be placed in custody for indefinite periods of time when a speedy trial does not appear to be a possibility.

Special Court, POCSO, Fort, Bombay
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The Court observed that there is an increase in the cases of sexual offenses against the child. The child sexual abuse cases demonstrate the inhumane mindset of the accused. There is an adverse impact of the incident on the victim, on her family members, and even on society.

Gujarat High Court
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Gujarat High Court denied showing any leniency while deciding bail application of accused charged with offences under POCSO Act.

Unfathomable Interpretation
Op EdsOP. ED.

by Mohit Gupta

Case BriefsHigh Courts

Punjab and Haryana High Court held that when the accused is coming forward to face trial and is undertaking to appear before Court, no prejudice will be caused to the prosecution or complainant in granting bail to the petitioner.

2022 SCC Vol. 10 Part 1
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    Commercial Courts Act, 2015 — S. 12-A — Rejection of plaint for non-compliance with S. 12-A i.e. in cases where

Allahabad High Court
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Allahabad High Court: In an application filed under Section 439, Criminal Procedure Code seeking bail in FIR No. 317 of 2022, registered

Op EdsOP. ED.

by Prof. B. Vijayalaxmi*

Patiala House Courts, Delhi
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    Patiala House Court (New Delhi): In a bail application plea under Section 439 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973

Cases ReportedSCC Weekly

    Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 — Ss. 451 and 457: In this case, civil suit was pending between financier of vehicle

Delhi High Court
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Any irregularity or illegality in the remand order is not a statutorily sanctioned reason for grant of default bail

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    Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 — S. 31(7) and Ss. 17, 21, 23(3), 24(1), 25, 26, 29 and 85(2)(a) —

SCC Part
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    Income Tax Act, 1961 — Ss. 260-A, 269 and 120 — Appropriate High Court for filing appeal or reference against

Himachal Pradesh High Court
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“When in the course of investigation, the Investigating Officer has not found anything incriminating against someone, then reflecting him or her as a ‘suspect’ in the Investigation Report, is not acceptable in law, as the word ‘suspect’ undoubtedly casts a stigma on such a person.”

Standing Order
Op EdsOP. ED.

By Surbhi Sharma† and Hiresh Choudhary††

SCC Part
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    Civil Procedure Code, 1908 — S. 96, Or. 41 Rr. 31 and 33: Principles summarised regarding powers and duty of

Central Government Notification
Legislation UpdatesRules & Regulations

    The Central Government has notified Criminal Procedure (Identification) Rules, 2022 in order to specify the procedure for taking measurements of