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The State Government has been given exclusive power delegated by virtue of Section 22(1) of the NIA Act to constitute one or more Special Courts for trial of offences under any or all the enactments specified in the Schedule to the NIA Act

Delhi High Court
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Delhi High Court issued a mandatory reminder, rather than a gentle reminder that it is essential to emphasise that in cases involving offences of serious nature, particularly those falling under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, no form of mediation is permissible.

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High Court Round UpLegal RoundUp

A quick legal roundup to cover important stories from all High Courts in February 2023

Case BriefsSupreme Court

Explaining the scope of the territorial jurisdiction of Special Court under the Prevention of Money-laundering Act, 2002, the bench of V Ramasubramanian and JB Pardiwala, JJ also held that the trial of the scheduled offence should follow the trial of the offence of money-laundering and not vice versa.

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.

Case BriefsHigh Courts

    Bombay High Court: While granting bail to the Bhima Koregaon accused, Dr. Anand Teltumbde, the Division Bench comprising Milind N.

Case BriefsDistrict Court

Sessions Court (Lucknow): In a bail application filed by Siddique Kappan for offences under Section 3 of Prevention of Money Laundering Act,

Kerala High Court
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    Kerala High Court: In a conflict between the manner and forum for filing an application for bail when offences under

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Supreme Court: The bench of Ajay Rastogi and Abhay S. Oka*, JJ has held that under Section 167 of the Code of

Gauhati High Court
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    Gauhati High Court: While deciding the instant appeal preferred by Ranjan Daimari and 9 others regarding their conviction and sentence

Madras High Court
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Madras High Court: In a case related to an appeal filed for the cancellation of an order of dismissing the bail application

Case BriefsTribunals/Commissions/Regulatory Bodies

    Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Special Court, Maharashtra: In the instant case dealing with unregistered brokerage, Vishal Sadashivrao

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Central Government designates the Court of Additional Judicial Commissioner, Ranchi in the State of Jharkhand as a Special Court for the purposes

Bombay High Court
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Bombay High Court: Sandeep K. Shinde, J., held that Special Court which is to try offences under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code,

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Special Court, Bombay High Court: The Special Court (Trial of Offences Relating to Transfer of Securities Act, 1992) of A.K. Menon, J.,

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Telangana High Court: P. Naveen Rao, J., discussed and reiterated the scope of The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of

Legislation UpdatesNotifications

S.O. 4570(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 435 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013) (hereinafter referred to as

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SEBI Special Court convicted four directors of the Roofers Realty Limited for not complying with the summons issued by the investigating authority

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Madhya Pradesh High Court: S.K. Awasthi, J.  dismissed the petition on the ground that trial court and not Special Court are competent