Legal Update as on 29.11.2022

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  1. MUMBAI COURT – WOMEN MAY BE CHARGED WITH OUTRAGING ANOTHER WOMEN’S MODESTY. – The Mumbai Court found a mother of three guilty of violating another woman’s modesty and sentenced her to one year of severe imprisonment while pointing out that Section 354 of the IPC is gender neutral qua the offender.
    STATE OF MAHARASTRA VS ROVENA @ AADNAYA AMIT BHOSLE
  1. J&K&L HC – UNDER PNDT TRAINING RULES, MEDICAL GENETICISTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO TAKE A COMPETENCE TEST – Medical geneticists are not required to take competency-based assessment tests and are not subject to the 2014 Preconception and Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques (Prevention of Sex Selection) (Six Months Training) Rules, according to the Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court.
    DR KULDEEP CHANDER SHARMA & ANR VS UNION OF INDIA
  1. DELHI HC – SEXUALLY HARASSING A CHILD IS A COGNIZABLE, NON-BAILABLE OFFENCE. – According to the Delhi High Court, sexual harassment of a child, which is criminal in accordance with Section 12 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, is a cognizable and non-bailable offence.
    R.K. TARUN v. UNION OF INDIA & ORS.
  1. DELHI HC – DTVSV ACT IS A REMEDIAL STATUTE – According to the Delhi High Court, the Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Act, 2020 (DTVSV Act) is a beneficial or remedial statute rather than a taxing one.
    MUFG BANK VERSUS CIT
  1. DELHI HIGH COURT – PROTECT STRICT OBEDIENCE TO ANTI-MANUAL SCAVENGING LAW – The Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013 Act, and the Rules created in accordance with the law, have been strictly enforced, according to a directive from the Delhi High Court to the Delhi Government.
    HARNAM SINGH v. GOVERNMENT OF NCT OF DELHI & ORS.
  1. ALL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES ARE SUSPENDED IN NAINITAL’S JILLING ESTATE BY THE UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT. – As a result of Google Map imagery purportedly showing the estate’s loss of green cover, the Uttarakhand High Court ordered a halt to all development work in Jilling Estate until December 15.
    BIRENDRA SINGH V. UNION OF INDIA AND OTHERS
  1. J&K&L HIGH COURT – ACTION FOR MALICIOUS PURSUIT GENERALLY DOESN’T LIE AGAINST CIVIL PROCEEDINGS – No action can be launched as a general rule in civil procedures, according to the Jammu and Kashmir & Ladakh High Court, even if they are malicious and brought without a valid purpose.
    JAGDISH GIRI VS TALIB HUSSAIN.
  1. DELHI HC – 18 YEARS AFTER BEING FOUND GUILTY OF MURDER, THE DELHI HIGH COURT SET ASIDES THE ACCUSED’S LIFE SENTENCE. – The Delhi High Court has overturned a murder convict’s life sentence after he claimed juvenility during the appeals process and an ossification test proved that he was between the ages of 10 to 20 on the day of the crime.
    RK vs State

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