Legal Update as on 21.12.2022

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  1. P&H HC – AFTER WIFE MURDER CONVICTION, HUSBAND NOT ELIGIBLE TO RETAIN DOWRY ITEMS – In light of the Dowry Prohibition Act of 1961, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that a husband who has been found guilty of killing his wife should not be able to claim ownership over the dowry items acquired at the time of marriage.
    SANDEEP TOMAR V. STATE OF PUNJAB
  1. MADRAS HC – PAY COMPENSATION TO FAMILY OF MAN MISSING SINCE HOSPITAL ADMISSION FOR COVID-19 – The 74-year-old man’s family has been ordered by the Madras High Court to receive Rs 1 lakh in compensation from the state, and police have been ordered to take prompt action to ascertain his whereabouts. He was last seen in June 2020 after being taken to a government hospital for COVID-19 treatment.
    THULASIDASS ADIKESAVAN V. INSPECTOR OF POLICE AND OTHERS
  1. SC TO CENTRE & IITS – ALLOW RESERVATION FOR FACULTY AND RESEARCH DEGREE ADMISSIONS TO BE BASED ON THE 2019 ACT, – The Supreme Court has ordered the Central Government and IITs to abide by the reservation policy outlined in the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre Act, 2019) for faculty recruitment and admission to research degree programmes.
    SACHCHIDA NAND PANDEY VS UOI
  1. J&K&L HC – STATE GOVERNMENT INVESTIGATING AGENCY CAN INVESTIGATE SCHEDULED UAPA OFFENSES – The Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has ruled that investigations into Scheduled Offenses under UAPA by Local Investigating Agencies and State Government Investigative Agencies are not prohibited by the National Investigation Act’s provisions.
    MOHAMMAD AYOUB DAR VS STATE OF J&K
  1. J&K&L HC – EFFICACIOUS STATUTORY DISPENSATION CANNOT BE OVERRIDDEN BY WRIT JURISDICTION – According to the Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, a writ petition should not be accepted if a statutory remedy has been established by law, unless it is ineffective.
    BINDU SINGH JAMWAL VS UT OF J&K & ORS.
  1. HC – S. 60(2) IBC’S OBJECT IS TO CONSOLIDATE CIRP PROCEEDINGS BEFORE A SINGLE FORUM. – According to the Calcutta High Court, the National Company Law Tribunal is the intended forum for grouping together CIRP of a corporate debtor and insolvency liquidation procedures of a corporate or personal guarantor of the same corporate debtor.
    ALLIANCE BROADBAND SERVICES PVT. LTD. V. MANTHAN BROADBAND SERVICES PVT. LTD. (IN LIQUIDATION)

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