17 June 2024


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J&K&L HC: Employer is Justified in Excluding Candidates With Higher Qualification for Recruitment(22.11.2021)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has observed that any higher qualification than the one prescribed for a particular post may not be a suitable.....

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J&K&L High Court Orders 10 Lakh Compensation in Illegal Deprivation of Land Case(04.01.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has directed the Jammu and Kashmir Government to pay Rs. 10 Lakh as compensation to the petitioners in a case .....

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J&K&L HC: Dishonour of Cheque Due to Incomplete Signature Offence u/s 138 of NI Act(05.01.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that the dishonour of a cheque for the reason that there were incomplete signatures appearing on the .....

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J&K&L HC Rejects PIL Seeking Prohibition on Illegal Practice of Slaughtering of Animals(21.02.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has rejected a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) plea seeking prohibition on the illegal practice of slaughteri.....

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J&K&L HC: Case of Courtship & Consensual Physical Relation Does Not Amount To Rape(25.02.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has observed that a promise to marry, whereby two adults engaged in a physical sexual relationship is a case o.....

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J&K&L HC Dismisses Appeal Against MACT Award on Basis of Invalid Driving License(28.02.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has dismissed an appeal moved by an Insurance company wherein it had challenged the award made by Motor Accide.....

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J&K&L High Court Quashes Detention Order Against Shabir Ahmad Malik(28.02.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has quashed a detention order passed against one Shabir Ahmad Malik as it noted that to classify the detenu as.....

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J&K&L HC: Extreme Injustice to Parties if Despite Settlement, Criminal Proceedings Allowed to Continu(21.03.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has observed that it would amount to extreme injustice if despite settlement having been arrived at by the par.....

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JKL HC: Convicted Accused Who Can't Understand Proceedings Can Be Referred To HC u/s 341 J&K CrPC(19.04.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that the case of an accused who’s convicted, although not insane, but who can’t be made to comprehend.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, section 341 of Jammu and Kashmir Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, High Court

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JKL HC: Convicted Accused Who Can't Understand Proceedings Can Be Referred To HC u/s 341 J&K CrPC(19.04.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that the case of an accused who’s convicted, although not insane, but who can’t be made to comprehend.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, section 341 of Jammu and Kashmir Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, High Court

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J&K&L HC: No Previous Sanction Required to Prosecute Bank Officials Regarding IPC/RPC Offences(17.05.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has observed that there is no need to obtain the previous sanction to prosecute bank officials in connection w.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, bank, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Ranbir Penal Code, 1932

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J&K&L HC: Cannot Grant Pre-Arrest Bail in Case Registered Outside Court's Territorial Limits(10.06.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that it has no jurisdiction to grant anticipatory bail in a case which has been registered with a pol.....

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J&K&LHC: Change of Opinion of Court in Subsequent Matter Not Give Leverage to Reopen Final Decision(14.06.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that a change of opinion of the court in the subsequent matter would not give any leverage to appella.....

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J&K&L HC Upholds Munsiff's Dismissal for Misconduct(29.06.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has upheld dismissal from service of a Munsiff, for conferring undue benefits on certain parties by enabling r.....

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J&K&L HC Grants Rs. 5 Lakh Compensation to Reserved Category Candidate Denied Seat in NEET MDS 2021(30.06.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has ordered the Board of Professional Entrance Examination to grant Rs. 5 lakh compensation to a medical aspir.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Children of Defence Personal/ Military Forces category, NEET-MDS 2021

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J&K&L HC: WL Can't be Used to Fill Posts Falling Vacant Due to Resignation of Selected Candidate(30.06.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that no candidate from the waiting list (WL) shall be appointed on any vacancy which is caused due to.....

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J&K&L HC: High Court has Absolute & Exclusive Disciplinary Control Over District Judiciary(01.07.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that control over District Judiciary vested in the High Court in Article 235 of the Constitution is c.....

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J&K&L HC Imposes Rs. 10 Lakh Penalty on Govt. for Forcibly Taking Over Private Land(01.07.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has imposed a cost of Rs. 10 lakh on the Union Territory administration for forcibly taking over a private lan.....

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J&K&L HC: Presumption of Innocence U/S 3(i) of JJ Act Not Applicable to Adult Co-Accused(04.07.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that the presumption of innocence in favour of a juvenile under Section 3(i) of the Juvenile Justice .....

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J&K&L HC: Judges Must Refrain from Making Derogatory Remarks Against Parties(05.07.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that Judges should refrain from making harsh or disparaging remarks against counsels, parties or witn.....

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J&K&L HC: Parties Cannot Approach Court Under Section 482 CrPC With Inordinate Delay(06.07.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that a party cannot approach the High Court under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC.....

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J&K&L HC: Person Absconding And Evading Execution of Warrant Not Entitled to Anticipatory Bail(06.07.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that a person against whom a warrant who is absconding and evading the execution of a warrant, is not.....

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J&K&L HC: Promotion Based on 'Educational Qualification' Not Violative of Art. 14 & 16(06.07.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that classification on the basis of educational qualification for promotion is permissible in law and.....

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J&K&L HC: Repeated Sexual Activity With Child Not Possible Without Any Injury in Genital Area(11.07.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while setting aside the conviction order of the trial court passed against a rape accused, has held that repea.....

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J&K&L HC: Condition of Filing Complaint U/S 138 NI Act Not Fulfilled if Notice Sent on Wrong Address(12.07.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that an inference of having received the statutory notice of demand by a drawer of a cheque as mandat.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Negotiable Instrument, Wrong Address

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J&K&L HC: Public Servant Can’t be Prosecuted Under Other Penal Law, if Sanction under POCA is Denied(12.07.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that it is not open to the investigating agency to file a challan on the same set of facts against th.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Prevention of Corruption, Challan

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J&K&L HC: Simultaneous Prosecution U/S 420 IPC & S.138 NI Act on Same Facts Not Double Jeopardy(18.07.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that two complaints under Section 420 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and under Section 138 of Negotiable .....

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J&K&L HC: Temporary Employees Cannot be Terminated Without Conducting Proper Enquiry(19.07.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that a temporary employee also stands protected under the provisions of Article 311 of the Constituti.....

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J&K&L HC: Dishonest Intention Under Section 420 IPC Has to be from Inception of Transaction(19.07.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that a distinction has to be kept in mind between mere breach of contract and the offence of cheating.....

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J&K&L HC: No Recovery Can be Made from Pension if Promotion Not Based on Any Misrepresentation(01.08.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that in absence of any misrepresentation on the part of the petitioner with regard to factum of seeki.....

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J&K&L HC: Right to Property May No More be a FR, But Its Sanctity as Human Right is Still Intact(01.08.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that the Right to property might have fell from the pedestal of being a fundamental right (FR) but it.....

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J&K&L HC: Relatives Can’t be Roped into Dispute Without Instances of Their Involvement in Crime(02.08.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that in crimes pertaining to matrimonial disputes and dowry deaths the relatives of the husband shoul.....

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J&K&L HC: Dealer/ Distributor Not Liable if he Acquires Drug from a Licensed Manufacturer(05.08.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that a person, other than a manufacturer of a drug, cannot be held liable for contravention of Sectio.....

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J&K&L HC: Elaborate Reasons Not Necessary While Issuing Entrustment Orders(08.08.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that merely because elaborate reasons have not been given in entrustment orders passed by Superintend.....

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J&K&L HC: No Vicarious Liability Under Criminal Law Unless Strictly Mandated by Statute(08.08.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that in criminal law, there is no concept of criminal vicarious liability and only if there is a stat.....

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J&K&L HC: Non-Incorporation of Finer Elements of Pleadings Under MV Act Not Necessarily Fatal(18.08.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that finer elements of pleadings, which are required to be mentioned in proceedings like a civil suit.....

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J&K&L HC: Can’t Deny Promotion Merely Because Criminal Proceedings Are Pending Against Employee(22.08.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that promotion can’t be withheld merely because some criminal proceedings are pending against employe.....

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J&K&L HC: Detaining Authority Must Show Compelling Reasons for Preventive Detention(23.08.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that preventive detention orders can be passed even when a person is in police custody. However the c.....

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J&K&L HC: PF & Pecuniary Benefits Received By Legal Heirs of Deceased Have No Co-Relation With MAC(23.08.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that Provident Fund (PF), and other pecuniary advantages receivable by heirs on account of one's deat.....

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J&K&L HC: Acts Which Gravely Prejudice Public Order Qualify as Acts Prejudicial to Security of State(26.08.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that every act which is prejudicial to the security of the state would qualify to be an act prejudici.....

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J&K&L HC: Changing Label of Offence Does Not Overcome Bar on Cognizance For Offence Under CrPC(26.08.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that merely by changing the label of the offence by making it one under Section 420 Indian Penal Code.....

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J&K&L High Court Reopens 2003 Nadimarg Massacre Case(26.08.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has ordered the reopening of the infamous Nadimarg Massacre Case, after a decade, by recalling an order dated .....

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J&K&L HC: Expert Opinion Necessary to Set Criminal Law Into Motion Against Medical Professionals(05.09.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that court should obtain opinion of the medical expert and if from such opinion, a prima facie case o.....

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J&K&L HC: Reservation Cannot be Eaten Away by Meritorious Reserved Category Candidate(15.09.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that benefit of reservation must reach to deserving candidate in reserved category and State is under.....

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J&K&L HC: Rs. 500 Annual Wage to School Employee is Forced Labour(21.09.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that payment of wages at the rate of Rs. 500 per year since 1998 to a government school employee is c.....

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J&K&L HC: State's Apprehension of Accused Getting Bail Can’t Lead to Preventive Detention(22.09.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while quashing a preventive detention order, has observed that offence of cheating and fraud, without having w.....

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J&K&L HC: Mere Reinstatement Without Clean Chit in Depart Inquiry Not Ground to Quash Cr. Proceeding(23.09.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that mere reinstatement into service without a clean chit in departmental inquiry is not a ground to .....

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J&K&L HC: Passenger Injured on Account of Mine Blast Entitled to Compensation Under MV Act(26.09.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that even if the cause of accident is remote or as a result of subversive activity involved, the vict.....

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J&k&L HC: Situation in Kashmir Doesn’t Permit Disclosure of Confidential Info. in Detention Order(10.10.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that the disclosure of confidential and sensitive information in the grounds of detention of a person.....

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J&K&L HC: No Compulsory Retirement on Committee advice, Sans Departmental Enquiry & Ample Material(20.10.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has ruled that the power to compulsorily retire a government servant in terms of service rules is absolute, pr.....

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J&K&L HC to Medical Board: Take Fresh Decision on Minor Rape Victim's Pregnancy of 23 Weeks(27.10.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has directed a medical board in Srinagar to undertake a fresh medical check of a minor rape victim to take a f.....

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J&K&L HC Grants Relief to Person Aggrieved by Unauthorized Occupation of Property by Govt Since 1958(31.10.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that unauthorized occupation by state of an immovable property of its citizens gives recurring cause .....

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J&K&L HC: Right to Choose Forum Does Not Permit Choice of Two Forums for Same Reliefs(01.11.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while imposing penalty of Rs. 50000 on petitioner for forum hunting, has held that person may have right to ch.....

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J&K&L HC: Issue of Demand Notice Delivery Due to Variation in Postal Receipt to be Decided at Trial(03.11.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that if correct address of accused is mentioned in complaint and in demand notice under Section 138 o.....

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J&K&L HC: Certificate of Payment of Interest Not Required if Employer Appeal Against Composite Award(11.11.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that certificate of payment is not required if an employer prefers to question the award of interest .....

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J&K&L HC Stays FFRC Order Restraining Pvt. Schools from Charging Fee from Nov 2022 till March 2023(17.11.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has stayed an order of Committee for Fixation and Regulation of Fee of Private Schools, J&K, Srinagar (FFRC) w.....

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J&K&L HC: School Records Have Priority Over Village Records While Determining Claims for Juvenility(21.11.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that in order to ascertain the claims of juvenility, courts should give priority to the certificate i.....

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J&K&L HC: Married Man With Capacity to Earn Obligated to Maintain Wife & Children(21.11.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that it is for the person to decide to marry or not to marry, but once a person decides to marry, he .....

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J&K&L HC: Medical Geneticist Not Required to Undertake Competency Test Under PNDT Training Rules(28.11.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that medical geneticists shall not be under an obligation to undergo competency-based assessment test.....

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J&K HC: Police Cannot Quick Fix Facts into Its Viewpoint of Accusation(02.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while observing that investigations must be conducted within the domain of ‘Facts in Issue’ and ‘Relevant Fact.....

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J&K&L HC: Retrospective Operation of Government’s Executive Order Cannot Be Permitted(02.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that retrospective operation of a Government Order cannot be permitted particularly where it is merel.....

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J&K&L HC: Successful Prosecution is Based Upon Quality of Investigation, Not Length of Custody(05.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has observed that a successful prosecution of a criminal case in a court of law is based upon quality of polic.....

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J&K&L HC: Enquiry Before Termination Not Necessary if Appointment Obtained Fraudulently(06.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that if an appointment is non-est in the eyes of law or is based upon forgery and fraud, it is not ne.....

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J&K&L HC: When WP Dismissed in Default is Restored, Orders Passed Therein are Revived(07.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that as corollary to the restoration of a writ petition, dismissed in default, all orders passed woul.....

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J&K&L HC: Adhoc Employee Can't Replace Another Adhoc Employee(08.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while observing that an ad hoc employee cannot be replaced by another ad hoc employee, has held that such posi.....

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J&K&L HC: No Blanket Bar on Judicial Review of Election Authority’s Decisions(09.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that anything done towards completion of election process can’t be challenged before High Court and o.....

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J&K&L HC: Enlarging Waitlist Does Not Confer Any Right on Candidates Unless Govt Approves(12.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that mere recommendation by Selection Committee for enlarging waitlist, without there being a decisio.....

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JKL HC: Ex-Facie Illegality Required to Challenge Preventive Detention Order at Pre-Execution Stage(16.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that a preventive detention order can be challenged at the pre-execution stage, provided the petition.....

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J&K&L HC: State Consumer Commission Not Empowered to Exercise Powers of Review(19.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that State Consumer Commissions and District Consumer Forums are not empowered to exercise powers of .....

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JKL HC: Compensation for No Fault Liability Adjustable in Compensation Claimed for Fault Liability(20.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that compensation paid under the "No Fault liability" provision under Section 140 of Motor Vehicles A.....

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J&K&L HC: Investigating Agency of State Government Can Probe Scheduled UAPA Offences(21.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court recently has held that provisions of National Investigation Act do not prohibit investigation of Scheduled off.....

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J&K&L HC: Writ Jurisdiction Can’t Override Efficacious Statutory Dispensation(21.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that where statutory remedy is created by law, the writ petition should not be entertained ignoring t.....

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J&K&L HC: Constitute Expert Committee to Make Chenab Valley Accident Free(22.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has directed UT Government to constitute an expert Committee to ascertain the reasons for repeated road accide.....

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J&K&L HC: Letter of Intent Cannot Create Prospective Rights(23.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that Letter of Intent is only a formality of initiation of process and right to claim grant of lease .....

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J&K&L HC: Can’t Challenge Enquiry Committee’s Proceeding After Taking Part in it Without Objection(27.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that a person is not entitled to challenge the constitution of the enquiry committee after finding th.....

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J&K&L HC: S.482 CrPC Can’t be Invoked to Check Correctness of Allegations(27.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while observing that powers of the court under Section 482 Cr.P.C are to be exercised with great amount of cau.....

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J&K&L HC: Documents Issued by Public Servant Are Supposed to be in Public Domain(29.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while setting aside an order directing Anti-Corruption Bureau to inquire how litigant managed to get hold of d.....

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J&K&L HC to J&K Admin: Remove Encroachments from Public Roads(30.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has directed J&K Government and Jammu Municipal Corporation to ensure that no structure of any kind is allowed.....

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J&K&L HC: Cause of Action in Case of Contract of Insurance Accrues on Date of Repudiation of Claim(02.01.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has observed that 'cause of action' in an insurance case can also accrue on the date the claim lodged by the i.....

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J&K&L HC: Judicial Review Restricted to Public Functions if Pvt Entity Amenable to Writ Jurisdiction(02.01.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that if a private entity is amenable to writ jurisdiction, the powers of judicial review are confined.....

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J&K&L HC: Petition U/A 226 Can be Filed Even When Fundamental Right is Threatened(08.02.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that a petition under Article 226 can be moved even when fundamental right of a citizen is threatened.....

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JKL HC: Can’t Register FIR Against Journalist Reporting on Information Given by Identifiable Source(13.02.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while quashing FIR against a journalist, has observed that restrains can’t be placed on Press by registering F.....

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JKL HC: Threat to Public Health is Ground for Detention(13.02.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that merely because detaining Authority among other grounds has also observed that activities of dete.....

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JKL HC: Accused Can't Choose Place of Prosecution Citing Unfounded Security Apprehensions(14.02.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while dismissing plea filed by social activist seeking transfer of a defamation complaint, has observed that a.....

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JKL HC: Cross FIRs Permissible in Case of Different Versions of Parties Regarding Same Incident(14.02.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that there can’t be two FIRs with regard to same occurrence but registration of cross FIRs is permiss.....

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JKL HC: Can’t Proceed With Prosecution Against Partners Without Arraigning Firm as Accused(20.02.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that existence of Section 66 in the Food Safety and Standard Act 2006 is a clear indicator of the fac.....

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JKL HC: Lesions from Tattoo Removal Doesn’t Make Candidate Unfit for CAPF(23.02.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that lesions on the hand and forearm, which does not have any potentiality to interfere with the work.....

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JKL HC: Can’t Dismiss Suit if Issue of Jurisdiction is Mixed Question of Fact and Law(23.02.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that obligation to dismiss a suit at threshold or return a plaint for want of jurisdiction arises onl.....

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JKL HC: Proceeding U/S 12 DV Act Not Bar to Criminal Action Under Section 498A IPC(24.02.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that merely because proceedings have been initiated by a wife against her husband under Protection of.....

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JKL HC: Standing Order Issued by State for Regulation of Stone Crushing Units is a Valid Legislation(06.03.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while observing that Standing Order issued by J&K Government in 2021 for regulation of the stone crushing unit.....

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JKL HC: Creation of Special Authority No Reason to Condone Delay(06.03.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has observed that creation of an Authority under special legislation cannot be a reason to condone delay and i.....

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JKL HC: Cause of Action Not Generated Merely by Repeated Representation(07.03.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that Cause of Action can’t be generated merely by making repeated representations to the concerned au.....

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JKL HC: Proposal for Live-In to See How Relationship Works Out Not False Promise to Marry(07.03.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has observed that proposal of have live-in relationship to ascertain as to how relationship will work out, sho.....

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JKL HC: Counter-Signing Authority's Denial Won't Lead to Termination Without Enquiry(13.03.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that when issuing authority verifies the experience certificate, mere denial of counter signature on .....

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JKL HC: Can’t Attach Vicarious Liability of Officials Unless Statute Specifically Provides So(13.03.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has observed that when the company is an offender, it is trite position of criminal jurisprudence that no vica.....

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JKL HC: No Absolute Bar to Invoke Writ Jurisdiction in Contractual Matters With State(16.03.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has observed that there has been paradigm shift in approach of the Courts in exercise of its Writ Jurisdiction.....

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JKL HC: No Fresh Construction Activities in Sonamarg(30.03.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while noting that its earlier clarification order with respect to renovation and repairs was being misconstrue.....

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JKL HC: Jugglery, Manipulation has No Place in Equitable and Prerogative Jurisdiction(05.04.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while upholding single judge order imposing 1 Lakh penalty on petitioner for suppressing facts and misleading .....

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JKL HC: Prosecutor is Independent Statutory Authority; Must Justify Extension of Investigation(10.04.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while observing that Public Prosecutor is an independent statutory authority, has held that he is expected to .....

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JKL HC: Can’t Pressurize Party Seeking Remedy Against Unfavorable Order by Initiating Contempt(17.04.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while observing that right to avail appropriate remedy under law can’t be construed as obstruction in course o.....

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JKL HC: Court Not Required to Consider Balance of Convivence, if Prima Facie Case Not Established(24.04.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that in a plea for grant of injunction, once the petitioners had no prima facie case in their favour,.....

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JKL HC: Court Can’t Extend Period for Filing Written Statement Beyond 120 Days(27.04.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that period of 120 days to file written statement under CPC is mandatory in nature so far as its appl.....

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JKL HC: Only Court has Power to Transfer Undertrial Prisoner from One Jail to Another(01.05.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that power to remand or transfer of an undertrial prisoner from one jail to another is to be exercise.....

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J&K&L HC: Allotment Under Evacuees Property Act Doesn’t Confer Title or Interest(16.05.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while observing that allotment is mere license, which is revocable by concerned authorities, has held that all.....

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J&K&L HC: Reference of Market Value of Small Plots Relevant Only in Absence of Other Materials(16.05.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that in cases where there is no other material available to assess market value of acquired land at r.....

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JKL HC: If Court Lacks Jurisdiction it Can’t Hear Appln. to amend Plaint to Acquire Jurisdiction(17.05.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that if averments contained in existing plaint does not disclose court to have territorial jurisdicti.....

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J&K&L HC Stays Gurdwara Board Elections(22.05.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has stayed the operation of a notification pertaining to the conduct of elections to the Gurdwara Parbandhak B.....

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JKL HC: Rejection Of Plaint Under Order 7 Rule 11 CPC Can’t be Challenged(25.05.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that provision of Revision under Section 115 CPC cannot be used to challenge an order of Rejection of.....

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JKL HC: Authority Must Inform Detenue Time in Which he Can Make Representation Against Detention(26.05.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that the detaining authority should communicate to the detenue, in the grounds of detention the time .....

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JKL HC: All Water Sources are Property of Government(26.05.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while dismissing a plea seeking directions upon the administration to not to change, divert or take any water .....

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JKL HC: Purpose of Order 6 Rule 17 of CPC is to Advance Substantial Justice(05.06.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while observing that Order 6 Rule 17 of CPC exists to ensure that parties involved in legal dispute receive fa.....

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JKL HC: Can’t Fastened Liability Based on Chief Exam. Without Affording Opportunity to Cross Examine(09.06.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that it shall be highly unsafe to consider the chief examination of a witness, who is not subjected t.....

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JKL HC: Govt. Can't Act Arbitrarily as Owner With Right of Alienation Over Evacuee’s Property(14.06.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while observing that government is duty bound to safeguard, maintain, and effectively utilize evacuee properti.....

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JKL HC: Prosecution Must Prove Safe Custody of Contraband Upon Seizure to Avoid Acquittal(27.06.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while observing that Section 55 of NDPS is enacted to ensure police keep alleged contraband in safe custody to.....

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JKL HC: Benefit Under Budgetary Support Scheme is Not a 'Right' But Only a Concession(28.06.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while observing that benefit provided under the Budgetary Support Scheme is not a 'right' but only a concessio.....

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JKL HC: Interest Can’t be Given on Compensation for Future Prospects(18.07.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that 'future prospects' are linked to potential income to be received in the future, and interest can.....

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JKL HC: JKSRRDA Exempted from TDS Deduction on interest on Term Deposit Accounts(20.07.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that J&K State Rural Roads Development Agency (JKSRRDA) is exempted from TDS deduction on interest in.....

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JKL HC: S.34 of SARFAESI Act Created Bar on Grant of Injunction for Actions Taken Under the Act(26.07.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that Section 34 of SARFAESI Act creates a bar and provides that no injunction shall be granted by any.....

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JKL HC: Those Responsible for National Security Must be Sole Judges of What National Security Require(01.08.2023)

JKL HC has observed that Courts have limited scope to review the subjective satisfaction required by detaining authority to order preventive detention.....

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JKL HC: Competent Authority must Reach a Bona Fide Opinion to enforce Order of Compulsory Retirement(08.08.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that a government servant can’t be compulsorily retired unless competent authority comes to a conclus.....

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JKL HC: Failure of Employer to Assign Work Would be Deemed Retrenchment(16.08.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that in case the employer fails to issue termination order against the employee, the subsequent failu.....

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JKL HC: Insurance Agents Are Liable for Errors and Omissions(17.08.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that insurance agents represent insurance companies and they are liable for errors and omissions. The.....

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JKL HC: Section 6 Declarations under J&K Land Acquisition Act Can’t be Made by Dy. Commissioner(22.08.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that under J&K Land Acquisition Act, 1990, Deputy Commissioner is not authorized to make Section 6 de.....

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JKL HC: Can’t Entertain WP on Ground of Mistake of Law/Facts Unless There is Miscarriage of Justice(23.08.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that petition under Article 227 of the Constitution cannot be moved merely on ground of mistake of fa.....

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JKL HC: Section 96 CPC Mandates that Appellant Must Challenge Both Decree Judgment(24.08.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has observed that Section 96 of Civil Procedure Code (CPC) amply make out that the appellant is required to ch.....

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JKL HC: Subjective Satisfaction of Detaining Authority Doesn’t Deprive Court to Review its Orders(25.08.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that although subjective satisfaction cannot be interfered normally by the court but at the same time.....

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JKL HC: Pedantic Approach Must be Avoided While Dealing with Appln. for Supplementing Pleading(05.09.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that pedantic approach need not be applied by court as far as supplementing original pleadings with t.....

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JKL HC: Militancy Fighters Not Eligible for Benefits Under Swantantrata Sainik Samman Pension Scheme(07.09.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that only those persons who have participated in the National Freedom Struggle are eligible for benef.....

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JKL HC: Offences Under PoC Act can be Invoked Against Person Discharging Public Duty(27.09.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that offences under Prevention of Corruption (PoC) Act can be invoked not only against a public serva.....

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JKL HC to State: Provide Recommendations Regarding Mandate of Sex Education in Schools(09.10.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has sought recommendations from the State Government on specialized curriculum focusing on child protection, m.....

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JKL HC: Can’t Argue for Quashing of Detention Order When it is Challenged Before its Execution(10.10.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that if petitioner challenges detention order even before it was executed, it is not open for them to.....

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JKL HC: Director’s Resignation to Take Immediate Effect if No indication About Same in AoA(23.10.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that in the absence of any indication as regards the effect of resignation in the Articles of Associa.....

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JKL HC: Detention Orders on Irrelevant Grounds are Violative of Constitutional Rights(27.10.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that inclusion of an irrelevant, non-existent, obscure, or vague ground is an invasion of the constit.....

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JKL HC: Order u/s 12 DV Act can’t be Challenged u/s 482 CrPC Unless Remedy of Appeal is Availed(09.11.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that unless the remedy of statutory appeal is availed, orders passed under Section 12 of Protection o.....

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JKL HC: Candidates Taking Seat in 3rd Round AIQ Counselling Can't Participate in Further Rounds(20.11.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that a candidate who has taken seat in the third round of NEET-PG Counselling under All India Quota (.....

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JKL HC: Detaining Govt. Critics Amounts to Abuse of Preventive Detention Law(20.11.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that tendency on the part of the detaining authority to detain the critics of the policies or commiss.....

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JKL HC: Seema Suraksha Bal’s Order Can be Challenged Across All High Courts(27.11.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that Seema Suraksha Bal (SSB), is a force of the Union of India with a pan-India presence and therefo.....

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JKL HC: Decrees Can’t be Invalidated Because of Untimely Objections to Jurisdiction(06.12.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that challenge or objection to territorial or pecuniary jurisdiction of the Court, if not raised at t.....

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JKL HC: Court Can’t be Guided by Personal Law While Deciding Apportionment of Compensation(07.12.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that the Court cannot be guided by personal law while deciding upon the apportionment of the compensa.....

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JKL HC: No Punishment Can be Imposed on Minor Under POCSO for Providing False Information(28.12.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that a perusal of Section 22(2) of the POCSO Act would reveal that if a false complaint has been made.....

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