The Counsel further mentioned that in view of provisions of Section 437(6) of the CrPC, the applicant should be released on bail, if the trial of the criminal case is not concluded by the trial court within a period of 60 days from the first date fixed for recording evidence.
The Court set aside a Sessions Court judgement dated June 29, 2012 convicting husband and other family members for offences punishable under section 498-A, 302, 304-B r/w 34 of Indian Penal Code and Section 3 and 4 of the Dowry Prohibition Act.
The company Envitech Marine Consultants Pvt Ltd willing to convert the INR Viraat ship into a maritime museum and multi-functional adventure centre filed the petition seeking direction to the Union Ministry of Defence to allow to buy it.
The Bombay High Court on Thursday issued guidelines for effective compliance with the provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) so as to ensure victim's participation in various stages of the judicial process.
The petition has further raised the issue indicating that whether the High Court can entertain a PIL and direct the CBI to conduct a preliminary inquiry without it being shown that there was an abuse of power of investigation.
Senior Advocate Rakesh Dwivedi, appearing for West Bengal, said the matter is in the ambit of the concurrent list, where both the Centre and the State can legislate. The State law cannot be rendered repugnant to the Centre’s law, until and unless it is in conflict with the same.