15 July 2024


Search Results for Tag : Prevention

Judgments

If a statute provides for a thing to be done in a particular manner then the same has to be done in that manner alone and in no other manner(03.02.2021)

The present appeal has been filed by Appellant raising the issue relating to the freezing of their bank account under Section 17 of the Prevention of .....

Tags : Prevention of Money-Laundering Act, 2002, Freezing of Account

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SEBI notifies simplified norms for processing investor’s service requests by RTAs and norms for furnishing PAN, KYC details and nomination(17.11.2023)

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) vide its Circular No. SEBI/HO/MIRSD/POD-1/P/CIR/2023/181 dated November, 17, 2023, has simplified th.....

Tags : SEBI, Registrars’ Association of India, Benami Transactions (Prohibitions) Act, 1988, Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002

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International Cases

Merger is pro-competitive as it reduces an opportunity for rivals to meet in a joint venture(06.03.2017)

In facts of present matter, on 22nd February 2017, Competition Tribunal unconditionally approved large merger between Boundlesstrade and the AA Group......

Tags : Merger, Competition, Prevention

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Merger is pro-competitive as it reduces an opportunity for rivals to meet in a joint venture(06.03.2017)

In facts of present matter, on 22nd February 2017, Competition Tribunal unconditionally approved large merger between Boundlesstrade and the AA Group......

Tags : Merger, Competition, Prevention

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Officers of private bank punishable under POCA(23.02.2016)

Officers of a private bank, specifically its Chairman, Directors and other Officers are ‘public servants’ who can be prosecuted under the Prevention o.....

Tags : Prevention of corruption, bankers, public duty

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Notifications & Circulars

Measures initiated by RBI to prevent fraudulent use of debit cards(29.11.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has informed that number of debit cards outstanding at the end of August 2016 was 71.2 crore. RBI has informed that frauds.....

Tags : Fraudulent use, Debit card, Prevention

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Environment Ministry Invites Comments on Draft Notification for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Dog Breeding and Marketing) Rules, 2016(10.01.2017)

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has invited comments on the draft notification of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Dog Breedin.....

Tags : Prevention, Cruelty, Animals, Comments, Draft

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Nepal on Drug Demand Reduction and Prevention of Illicit Trafficking in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances and precursor chemicals and related matters(23.08.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today has given its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) bet.....

Tags : MOU, Approval, MoU, Prevention, IIllicit Trafficking, Narcotic Drugs

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National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) holds consultation on Preventive Strategy on Child Sexual Abuse(26.04.2018)

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) held a Consultation on development of Preventive Strategy on Child Sexual Abuse today. .....

Tags : Child abuse, Consultation, Prevention

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Shri Ashwini Choubey releases Handbook on Prevention of Accidents and Awareness of First Aid(26.04.2018)

Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare released a Handbook on Prevention of Accidents and Awareness of First Aid .....

Tags : Handbook, Release, Prevention, Accidents, Awareness

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Implementation of Law preventing Domestic Violence(27.06.2019)

State Governments and UT Administrations are responsible for implementation of The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005. The C.....

Tags : Domestic Violence, Prevention, Law

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Code of Conduct and institutional mechanism for prevention of fraud or market abuse(03.03.2021)

1. Pursuant to the report of the Committee on Fair Market Conduct ('Committee'), set up inter-alia to recommend appropriate Institutional Mechanism to.....

Tags : Conduct, Institutional mechanism, Prevention, Fraud

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Prevention of Tampering of the Mobile Device Equipment Identification Number, Rules, 2017(28.08.2017)

G.S.R.1068(E).--In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (k) of sub- section (2) of section 7 read with section 25 of the Indian Telegraph Act, 1.....

Tags : Tampering, Mobile Device Prevention

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News

Rajya Sabha Passes HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014(22.03.2017)

HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014, aimed at ensuring equal rights while seeking treatment, education and job by people living with HIV,.....

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CRIMINAL - Mere Use of Word 'Harijan' During Speech Not an Offence Under SC-ST Act: Orissa HC(14.03.2019)

Orissa High Court has observed that mere use of word 'Harijan' during the course of speech, without intention to insult anybody, does not fall within .....

Tags : Orissa High Court, Harijan, Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act,1989.

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SC: Mere Possession of Currency Notes Not Sufficient to Constitute Offence u/s 7 of PCA(04.02.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that mere possession or recovery of currency notes is not sufficient to constitute an offence under Section 7 of the Preven.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Bribe, Offence u/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act

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Madras HC: PMLA Cannot be Invoked if No Nexus Between Criminal Activity and Property Acquired(08.02.2021)

Madras High Court has held that the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 cannot be invoked in the absence of nexus between crimi.....

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Kerala HC: ‘Customer’ in a Brothel Can Be Prosecuted Under Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act(09.12.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that a 'customer' in a brothel can be prosecuted under Section 7 of the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956 if the condi.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Brothel, Customer, Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act

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SC: Direct Evidence of Bribe Demand Not Necessary for Conviction Under POCA(15.12.2022)

Supreme Court Constitution Bench has held that direct evidence of demand of bribe is not necessary to convict a public servant under the Prevention of.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Constitution Bench, Prevention of Corruption Act, Bribe Demand

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Delhi Court: Denies Bail to Sharjeel Imam Denied Bail Inin Delhi Riots Larger Conspiracy Case(12.04.2022)

Delhi Court has dismissed the bail plea moved by Sharjeel Imam in connection with a case alleging larger conspiracy into the Delhi riots of 2020, invo.....

Tags : Delhi Court, Sharjeel Imam, conspiracy, Indian Penal Code, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act

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Karnataka HC: Abuses Hurled in Basement Which was Not in Public View is Not Offence(22.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court while quashing proceedings under Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2015, has he.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act

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Rajasthan HC: Smuggling of Gold Can't be Treated As Terrorist Act Under UAPA(09.05.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has observed that Customs Act, 1962 is not included in Schedule-II of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 and conseque.....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, Customs Act, 1962, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, Terrorist Act, bailable, Schedule-II

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Madras HC Denies Bail to NRI Company Director Accused of Money Laundering(30.03.2022)

Madras High Court has refused to grant bail to Ahmed A.R Buhari, director and promoter of M/s Coastal Energen Private Limited (CEPL) who was accused u.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Section 3 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002, of M/s Coastal Energen Private Limited

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Gujarat HC Raps State Government for Invoking PASA Act on Basis of Religious Sentiments(27.10.2020)

Gujarat High Court has rapped the State Government for making religious sentiments the basis for invoking Prevention of Anti-Social Activities Act, 19.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Prevention of Anti-Social Activities Act, 1985

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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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Allahabad HC Expresses Concern Over Misuse of Provision for Prevention of Cow Slaughter(26.10.2020)

Allahabad High Court has expressed concern over frequent misuse of the provisions of Uttar Pradesh Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act, 1955, for implicat.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Misuse of Provision for Prevention of Cow Slaughter

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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.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Prevention of Corruption Act, Entrustment Orders

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AP HC: Brothel Customers Indulging in Sexual Intercourse With Prostitutes Can't be Booked Under ITPA(17.08.2022)

Andhra Pradesh High Court while quashing criminal proceeding against brother customer under Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956 (ITPA) has held tha.....

Tags : Andhra Pradesh High Court, Brother, Sexual Intercourse, Immoral Traffic Prevention

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Bombay HC Rejects Furlough Plea of Yakub Memon's Sister-in-law Rubina Memon(22.12.2016)

Bombay HC has refused to grant furlough leave to Rubina Memon who has been convicted and sentenced to suffer life imprisonment under Terrorist and Dis.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Yakub Memon, Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act, furlough

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AAR: Training and Awareness Programme on Fire Prevention and Emergency Attracts 18% GST(03.06.2022)

Karnataka Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR) has held that training and awareness programme on fire prevention and emergency attracts 18% GST.

Tags : AAR, GST, Fire Prevention and Emergency

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Delhi HC: Expeditiously Fill Vacant Posts in Adjudicatory Authority Under PMLA(09.06.2022)

Delhi High Court has directed filling up all the vacant posts in Adjudicatory Authority under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) on an expediti.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Prevention of Money Laundering, Vacant

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CONSTITUTION - Delhi HC Dismisses PIL Challenging Amendments to PMLA Through Finance Act(28.02.2019)

Delhi High Court has dismissed the PIL filed by Congress Leader Jairam Ramesh challenging the amendments to Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 t.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002, Finance Acts of 2015, 2016 and 2018

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Bombay High Court Rejects Habeas Corpus Plea By Chhagan Bhujbal(14.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has dismissed Habeas Corpus plea filed by Former Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal alleging that his arrest by Enfor.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Chhagan Bhujbal, Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)

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SC Issues Notice to Centre on PIL Challenging Prevention of Corruption Act Amendments(27.11.2018)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a petition filed by the Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL), challenging two amendments to the Prevention .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Prevention of Corruption Act

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Supreme Court Appointed Panel Calls For Tough Action to Tackle Poor Air Quality in Delhi NCR(23.01.2017)

Supreme Court appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) has asked officials to immediately enforce Graded Response Act.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority, Graded Response Action

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Madras HC: Mother of Murdered Dalit Son Entitled to Enhanced Compensation(24.01.2017)

Madras High Court has said that a Dalit woman whose son was murdered by a group of caste Hindus in May 1995 is entitled to enhanced compensation of ?8.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Rules

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Supreme Court Agrees to Hear All Pleas Concerning Jallikattu on January 31(27.01.2017)

Supreme Court has said that all applications challenging Tamil Nadu's amendment of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act of 1960, allowing the conduct .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Jallikattu, Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act

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SC Refuses to Stay Amendments Made to SC/ST Act(25.01.2019)

Supreme Court has refused to stay the amendments made to SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act which restored the no anticipatory bail provision for th.....

Tags : Supreme Court, SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act

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Calcutta HC Directs State Forest Department to Ensure Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Birds(09.12.2020)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State Forest Department to strictly ensure obedience to the laws relating to prevention of cruelty to animals and.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Birds

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SC Refuses to State TN’s Jallikattu Law, Seeks State’s Reply Over Its Validity(01.02.2017)

Supreme Court, while refusing to stay Tamil Nadu Government's law permitting Jallikattu, has agreed to hear a plea against it.

Tags : Supreme Court, Jallikattu, Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Tamil Nadu Amendment) Act

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Jallikattu Law Gets President’s Assent(01.02.2017)

President Pranab Mukherjee has given his assent to Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Tamil Nadu Amendment) Act, 2017, that allows conduct of Jallikatt.....

Tags : Jallikattu, Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Tamil Nadu Amendment) Act

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File Responses on Prevention of Torture Bill Within 3 Weeks: SC Directs States, UTs(24.01.2019)

Supreme Court has sought responses and inputs from States and Union Territories on the Prevention of Torture Bill, 2017 within three weeks.

Tags : Supreme Court, Prevention of Torture Bill, 2017

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Delhi HC: Amendment to Prevention of Corruption Act Not to Apply to Offences Taken Place(26.11.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that the 2018 amendment to the Prevention of Corruption Act, does not apply to the offences which have already taken place.

Tags : Delhi High Court, Amendment to Prevention of Corruption Act

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SC: ‘Known Sources of Income' Means Sources Known to Prosecution And Not to Accused(06.09.2022)

Supreme Court has held that term ‘known sources of income’ in Section 13(1)(e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 would mean the sources known .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Prevention of Corruption, Sources of Income

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Bombay HC: Order Under Prevention of Corruption Act to Demonstrate Application of Mind(25.02.2021)

Bombay High Court has ruled that an order granting permission or sanction to prosecute an individual under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 must.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Order Under Prevention of Corruption Act

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Rajasthan HC Rules 'Sanction Not Necessary to Order Preliminary Inquiry Against Public Servant'(24.04.2017)

Rajasthan High Court has recently held that there is no requirement of previous sanction under Section 19 of Prevention of Corruption Act for ordering.....

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CIC: Non-traceability of File No Excuse to Deny Information Under RTI(24.04.2017)

Central Information Commission has held that when information is being sought by applicant, non-traceability of file cannot be used as an excuse to de.....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, Prevention of Corruption Act

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Kar. HC: Application For Recording Statement Of Accused Can Only be Made Before Sessions Court(21.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court has said that in light of the statutory framework of Prevention of Money Laundering Act, applications for recording statements of.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Prevention of Money Laundering Act, Special, Sessions

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Madras HC: Cutting Cake Iced Like National Flag Not an ‘Insult’(22.03.2021)

Madras High Court has held that cutting of a cake that is iced like the National Flag will not amount to an 'insult' to attract the offence under Sect.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971

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Delhi Court rants Bail to Photojournalist Manan Dar in UAPA Case(04.01.2023)

Delhi Court has granted bail to Kashmir based photojournalist Mohd Manan Dar in a case registered under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 whi.....

Tags : Delhi Court, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, Bail

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Kerala High Court Upholds Slapping of KAAPA on Muhammed Nisham(31.07.2015)

Kerala High Court has upheld state government order of slapping Kerala Anti-social Activities (Prevention) Act 2007 (KAAPA) on Muhammed Nisham, an acc.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Kerala Anti-social Activities (Prevention) Act 2007

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Gujarat HC Pulls Up Tribal Land Owners And Lawyer For Misusing Atrocities Act(14.07.2017)

Gujarat High Court pulled up tribal land owners and a lawyer for blackmailing and extorting money from builders by utilizing the “powerful potent weap.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989

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Meg. HC: CBI’s Jurisdiction to Investigate Ceases if Chargesheet Doesn’t Involve Offence Under PCA(14.02.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has held that when the offences under the provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA) are dropped from chargesheet, CBI’s Ju.....

Tags : Meghalaya High Court, Prevention of Corruption, Jurisdiction, CBI

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Delhi HC Stays Proceedings Against DCW Chairperson Swati Maliwal(13.03.2023)

Delhi High Court while staying proceedings against Chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Swati Maliwal over corruption allegations has asked.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Prevention of Corruption, Delhi Commission for Women, Nepotism

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SC: Killing of Animals for Food is Permissible Under Law(14.03.2023)

Supreme Court while dismissing a plea seeking to curb the killing of animals for food and to switch over to lab-generated meat, has observed that unde.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, Meat

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RDBA, SARFAESI, IBC Don't Prevail Over PMLA, Must be Harmonically Construed: Delhi HC(04.04.2019)

Delhi High Court has held that Recovery of Debts and Bankruptcy Act, SARFAESI Act and Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code don't prevail over provisions of .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Prevention of Money-Laundering Act

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Ker. HC Pulls State for Non-Inclusion of Prevention-Oriented Programme on Sexual Abuse in Curriculum(24.02.2023)

Kerala High Court has pulled State for not taking measures to include prevention-oriented programmes on sexual abuse as part of school curriculum. The.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Prevention-Oriented Programme, Sexual Abuse

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SC: Conditions Under Section 45 of PMLA Applicable to Anticipatory Bail Applications(27.02.2023)

Supreme Court has held that conditions under Section 45 of Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) for grant of bail are applicable to anticipatory .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Prevention of Money Laundering Act, Anticipatory Bail

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SC: Judgment Allowing Circumstantial Evidence Doesn’t Dilute Need of Proof Beyond Reasonable Doubt(21.03.2023)

Supreme Court has observed that the Constitution Bench judgment that direct evidence of demand or acceptance of bribe is not necessary for a convictio.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Prevention of Corruption Act, Circumstantial Evidence, Reasonable Doubt

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SC Acquits Man Convicted for Taken Bribe of Rs. 300 Twenty Years Ago(24.03.2023)

Supreme Court while observing that demand and recovery both must be proved to sustain conviction under Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, has acquitt.....

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Delhi HC: Sensitize Judicial Officers On Maximum Length Of Police Custody Under PMLA(12.09.2017)

Delhi High Court has requested District & Sessions Judges to sensitize Judicial Officers posted under their jurisdiction regarding the maximum period .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Prevention of Money Laundering Act

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Lok Sabha Passes Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019(25.07.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed a bill namely the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019 to amend an anti-terror law aimed at allowing the Governm.....

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Bombay HC Says 'No' to NIA Appeal Seeking Areeb Majeed to be Charged As ISIS Member Under UAPA(14.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has dismissed an appeal filed by National Investigation Agency (NIA) against decision of Trial Judge to not charge Areeb Majeed unde.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019(02.08.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019. The Bill gives powers to the Central Government to designate an indi.....

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J&K HC Directs State Government to Hoist State Flag on Buildings of Constitutional Authorities(28.12.2015)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the state govt. to hoist state flag on official buildings and vehicles of constitutional authorities in adhe.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir High Court, &K Prevention of Insult to State Honour Act, 1979

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Kambala Ordinance: SC Issues Notice to Centre, Karnataka(07.11.2017)

Supreme Court while admitting the petition filed by PETA seeking direction from the court to strike down the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Karnata.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Kambala Ordinance, Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Karnataka Amendment) Ordinance, 2017

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SC Upholds Denial Of Anticipatory Bail To Army Doctor Who Allegedly Gave Fake Fitness Certificates(09.11.2017)

Supreme Court has upheld the decision of Punjab and Haryana High Court, wherein the latter had refused to grant anticipatory bail to Lieutenant Colone.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Gaurav Relhan, Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988

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Ker. HC: Unexplained Delay in Issuing Detention Order is Ground for Quashing(02.06.2023)

Kerala High Court has held that as per the Kerala Anti-Social Activities (Prevention) Act, 2007, a detention order issued against a person can be quas.....

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SC: Approver Need Not be Examined as Witness When Cognizance Taken by Special Court Under PC Act(16.06.2023)

Supreme Court has held that question of Approver being examined as a witness by the magistrate does not arise when Special Court chooses to take cogni.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Approver, Witness, Prevention of Corruption Act

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SC Upholds Practice of Jallikattu As Permitted by the 2017 Tamil Nadu Amendment(18.05.2023)

Supreme Court Constitution Bench while upholding practice of Jallikattu as permitted by the 2017 Tamil Nadu Amendment to the Prevention of Cruelty to .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Constitution Bench, Jallikattu, Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

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Karnataka HC: CAs, Though Not Public Servants, Can be Prosecuted Under Prevention of Corruption Act(04.10.2017)

Karnataka High Court has held that a Chartered Accountant (CA), though not a public servant can be prosecuted under the provisions of the Prevention o.....

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Provisions Of PC Act Can’t Be Dropped On Mere Filing Of Status Report, Says Delhi HC(12.12.2017)

Delhi High Court has held that provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act cannot be dropped on mere filing of the status report by the probe agenc.....

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Delhi HC: PayPal Obliged to Comply with Reporting Entity Obligations as Provided Under PMLA(25.07.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that payment platform PayPal is liable to be viewed as a “payment system operator” and thus, obliged to comply with reportin.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, PayPal, Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002, PMLA

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Kerala HC: 'Criminal Breach of Trust' & 'Misappropriation' Must to Prove Offence U/S 13(1)(c) PC Act(25.07.2023)

Kerala HC while upholding the conviction of Lower Division Clerk under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 has observed that ingredients of crimina.....

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Supreme Court Strikes Down PMLA Section on Stringent Bail Conditions(24.11.2017)

Supreme Court has struck down as unconstitutional Section 45 (1) of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002, which imposed stringent condi.....

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PMLA Appellate Authority: IBC Prevails Over Prevention of Money Laundering Act(24.09.2019)

In an important decision, the Appellate Authority of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 has upheld the prevalence of the Insolvency and Bank.....

Tags : Appellate Authority of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, PMLA

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President Gives Nod to SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act and others(08.01.2016)

President has given nod to Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act; Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Ac.....

Tags : Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act; Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act; Commercial Courts,Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Act; Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Act, 2015

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Delhi HC Directs Centre For Filling Up Of Vacancies In Adjudicating Authority Under PMLA(04.10.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Centre for filling up the vacancy positions for members in the Adjudicating Authority under the Prevention of Money .....

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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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Kar. HC: PoC Act Provides Two Fold Protection to Public Servants(11.10.2023)

Karnataka High Court has held that PoC Act has conferred a two-fold protection to public servants for offences under the Act; firstly, a prior approva.....

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Allahabad HC Refuses to Quash FIR Registered Under UP Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act, 1955(20.09.2021)

Allahabad High Court has refused to quash an FIR registered under the U.P. Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act, 1955 against 7 persons, booked under Secti.....

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Del. HC: Insolvency Professional Doesn’t Fall within Meaning of “Public Servant” under the PC Act(20.12.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that Insolvency Professional does not fall within the meaning of “public servant” as prescribed in any of the clauses of sub.....

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Bombay HC Grants Interim Protection to Pankaj Bhujpal(05.08.2016)

Bombay HC has granted interim protection to Pankaj Bhujbal till August 8 against any arrest by the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court.

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Karnataka High Court: ED Can Probe A Case Throughout India Under PMLA(07.01.2022)

Karnataka High Court has said that the Enforcement Directorate can probe a case throughout India, including the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir u.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Prevention Of Money Laundering Act, 2002, Enforcement Directorate

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Govt. Notifies SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Rules, 2016(18.04.2016)

Amendments done in the Principal Rules namely the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Rules, 1995 by the Scheduled Ca.....

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SC Restrains Tripura Police From Taking Coercive Steps Against 3 Persons Booked Under UAPA(17.11.2021)

Supreme Court has directed Tripura Police that no coercive steps should be taken against 2 lawyers & 1 journalist, who were booked under anti-terror l.....

Tags : Supreme court, Unlawful Activities Prevention Act

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Supreme Court: Acquittal under PC Act Cannot be Based Only on the Ground of Invalid Sanction(24.01.2024)

Supreme Court has held that acquittal of an accused under the Prevention of Corruption Act (PC Act) cannot be based on the sole ground of invalid sanc.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Invalid Sanction, Acquittal, Prevention of Corruption Act

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Law Commission Releases Report – Revisiting the Law on Prevention of Damage to Public Property(05.02.2024)

The 22nd Law Commission has released a suo-motu Report titled "Revisiting the Law on Prevention of Damage to Public Property” that recommends amendmen.....

Tags : Law Commission, Public Property, Prevention of Damage, Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act

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Bombay High Court: Reading Communist or Naxal Literature Doesn’t Constitute Offence Under UAPA(06.03.2024)

Bombay High Court has held that reading or sympathizing with literature that contains Communist or Maoist philosophy does not constitute an offence un.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Communists, Unlawful Activities Prevention Act

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SC: Hospital's Registration Can Be Cancelled, Only if, It Is Necessary in Public Interest(07.03.2024)

SC has held that suspension/cancellation of registration of Hospital/Clinic under Sec. 20(3) of Pre-Conception and Pre-¬Natal Diagnostic Techniques (R.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Pre-Conception and Pre-¬Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Regulation & Prevention of Misuse) Act, 1994, Section 20

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Delhi HC: Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act Not to Operate Retrospectively(25.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2018, so far as it substitutes Section 13(1)(d) of the principal Act, doe.....

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J&K&L HC Grants Bail to Accused Charged Under UAPA(26.05.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has granted bail to a man booked under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, merely because he was seen .....

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Rajya Sabha Clears Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill(20.07.2018)

Rajya Sabha has passed the anti-corruption bill that seeks to punish bribe givers for the first time with imprisonment of up to a maximum of seven yea.....

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Parliament Passes the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018(25.07.2018)

Parliament has passed an anti-corruption Bill namely the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018 that provides for punishment to bribe givers .....

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Gujarat HC: Anticipatory Bail Can Be Granted If No Prima Facie Offence Is Made Out(08.03.2022)

Gujarat HC has observed that anticipatory bail can be granted if no prima facie offence is made out against the person charged under the Scheduled Cas.....

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Karnataka High Court: SC /ST Prevention Of Atrocities Act Is Prospective In Nature(08.03.2022)

Karnataka High Court has observed that the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989, is prospective in nature and all.....

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Bombay HC Allows Bhujbal to Withdraw Plea Challenging Constitutionality of PMLA(16.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has allowed NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal and his nephew Sameer to withdraw a petition challenging constitutional validity of certain p.....

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AP HC: Caste-Based Insult Over Telephone Conversation Not an Offence U/S 3 SC/ ST Act(29.04.2022)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has reiterated that to constitute an offence under Section 3(1)(x) of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevent.....

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Rajasthan HC: Whether POC Act Can be Invoked Against Private Person Requires Consideration(28.06.2022)

Rajasthan High Court while granting bail to a Chartered Accountant has held that whether or not the provisions of Prevention of Corruption (POC) Act c.....

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Karnataka HC to State: File Status Report on Steps Taken to Prevent Illegal Slaughtering of Animals(28.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the state government seeking their response about the steps taken for prevention of illegal slaughtering of .....

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P&H HC Grants Bail to Former Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi's Nephew(04.07.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted the bail plea moved by Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi's nephew Bhupinder Singh in connection w.....

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