23 November 2020

Search Results for Tag : court martial


Courts empowered to determine if court-martial conducted in accordance with law(14.09.2015)

High Courts cannot re-appreciate findings of court-martial, they can however interfere if findings reached are perverse. In a case where an Army Sepoy.....

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SC: CO of Another Unit can Hold Summary Court Martial against Accused(06.07.2016)

SC has held that armed forces can conduct Summary Court Martial and it's permissible for a Commanding Officer (CO) of one unit to hold such proceeding.....

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Supreme Court Rejects Army’s Plea to Review Earlier Order Regarding SCM(06.03.2017)

Supreme Court has dismissed Army's petition seeking review of an order of Top Court in July 2016 which had said that a Summary Court Martial (SCM) mus.....

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Accused in Summary Court Martial Proceedings can Engage Legal Advisor: SC(18.12.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that an accused in a Summary Court Martial is entitled to have the benefit of legal representation.

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Don't Deny Legal Aid to Accused in Court Martial: Supreme Court(21.12.2018)

Supreme Court has ruled that principles of natural justice demanded that whenever an accused Army person sought legal assistance during trial, he/she .....

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Supreme Court: Order Calling for General Court Martial can be Challenged Before AFT(29.11.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that an order convening a General Court Martial can be challenged before an Armed Force Tribunal. The Court noted that as ther.....

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