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Madhu Mittal (Director)     16 January 2020

General index in prescribed form (f. iv) under rule 27

An accused in a case of 2012 u/s 138 N I Act  which is still stage of cross examination of complainant , filed an application to dismiss the case only on the ground that  a General Index in the prescribed form (F. IV) under rule 27 of The General Rules (Criminal), 1980 is not available in file.

27. General Index. - Upon institution of a case, a General Index in the prescribed form (F. IV) shall be opened. In it shall be entered a note of every paper or document along with the date of its presentation, in the order in which they were brought on record.

Please guide to complainant what to do to save the complaint as there is no General Index in the prescribed form (F. IV) on record/in file.

This was also posted at as well as here, as some learned person are still not allowed to post at expert column.


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Rupin Dhama   16 January 2020

you can file an application along with the prescribed form and that will be accept by the court so no need to worry.

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