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  • The Supreme Court saw that Section 362 of the Code of Criminal Procedure doesn't engage a court to suo moto review the prior order passed by it.


  • Name of the case : XXX vs State of Kerala
  • Foundation of the case :
  • The bench including Justices Vineet Saran and Aniruddha Bose put aside a Kerala High court order reviewing its previous judgment subduing assault and child rape charges against different accused.
  • Later, the bench quashed the proceedings on basis of marriage of the accused to the victim.
  • The court saw that considering Section 362 Cr.P.C. the Court doesn't have the ability to change the judgment and order once passed, but to address the administrative or arithmetical mistake.


  • What is Section 362 CrPC ?
  • In CrPc, whether there is provision of review ?

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