Civil Law Judgements

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The admission of guilt in criminal case would be admissible in civil suit

 20 July 2020

The court held that in terms of the provision under Section 43 of the Evidence Act, the judgment in a criminal case shall be admissible provided it is a relevant fact in issue, and its admissibility otherwise is limited. It was held that a civil proc

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Civil proceedings as well as criminal proceedings are required to be decided on the evidence

 20 July 2020

In this case, the Supreme Court held that civil proceedings as well as criminal proceedings are required to be decided on the evidence, which may be brought on record by the parties.

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The previous judgment of a criminal proceeding would not be binding on a civil suit

 20 July 2020

The court held that under the principle laid down under section 40 of the evidence act would only be applicable if the suit is found to be barred by the principle of res judicata or by reason of the provisions of any other statute and it does not lay

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Whether citizens enjoy a fundamental right to trade or carry on business in liquor under Article 19(1)(g) of the Constitution

 01 July 2020

Upon hearing the parties to the case, the Court held that, Article 19(1)(g) does not entitle citizens to carry on trade or business in activities which are immoral and criminal and in articles or goods which are obnoxious and injurious to health, saf

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Question of law can be brought before SC at any stage

 13 April 2020

In a recent judgment in K Lubna v Beevi, the Supreme Court (SC) upheld that a pure question of law can be examined at any stage even before the SC if the foundation of the fact has already been laid. The examination of the legal consequences of such

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SC: Landmark judgment on jurisdiction in cheque bounce cases

 12 August 2014

The Supreme Court bench comprising of Justices T.S. Thakur, Vikramajit Sen and C. Nagappan held that a complaint of a bounced cheque must be only filed at the place of dishonour of cheque Justice T.S Thakur wrote a separate but concurrent opinion an

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SC constitutes a Committee on road safety

 23 April 2014

The bench comprising of Chief Justice P. Sathasivam, Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice N.V. Ramana in a Writ Petition filed under Article 32 of the Constitution has appointed a three-member committee to monitor the Central and State Governments on i

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Delhi HC orders disability quota in judiciary recruitments

 28 March 2014

The bench comprising of Justice S. Ravindra Bhat and Justice R. V. Easwar held that the decision of the High Court administration to not include the disability quota in the upcoming direct recruitment for the Delhi Higher Judicial Services was discr

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Orphanages to be registered under JJ Act, 2000

 05 March 2014

The bench comprising of Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice Jayant Nath settled the question regarding the legal provisions required for registration and licensing of orphanages and children's home by clearing that the Juvenile Justice Act, 2000 wo

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SC on scope of arbitration proceedings.

 27 January 2014

The bench comprising of Justice A.K. Patnaik and Justice Fakkir Mohamed Ibrahim Kalifulla set aside the order passed by Bombay High Court restraining World Sport Group from proceeding with arbitration against MSM Satellite over dispute of facilitatio

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