CIVIL, Criminal

JIJI THOMSON V. STATE OF KERALA [Kerala 2015]

Keywords:- withdrawal from Prosecution- Just because some prosecution witnesses had died while the proceedings where pending, the court cannot grant permission to withdraw from prosecution—It is for the prosecution to take necessary alternative steps for proving the prosecution case. IN THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAM PRESENT: THE HONOURABLE MR. JUSTICE P.UBAID THURSDAY, Date : 08.01.2015… Continue reading JIJI THOMSON V. STATE OF KERALA [Kerala 2015]

Criminal

V.D.Bhanot vs Savita Bhanot [SC 2012 FEBRUARY]

KEYWORDS:-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE A petition under the provisions of the PWD Act, 2005, is maintainable even if the acts of domestic violence had been committed prior to the coming into force of the said Act, notwithstanding the fact that in the past she had lived together with her husband in a shared household, but was no… Continue reading V.D.Bhanot vs Savita Bhanot [SC 2012 FEBRUARY]

CIVIL, Criminal

Doongar Singh & Ors. Vs. State of Rajasthan [SC 2017 November]

KEYWORDS:- ADJOURNMENT The Code of Criminal Procedure is comprehensive enough to enable the Magistrate to close the prosecution if the prosecution is unable to produce its witnesses in spite of repeated opportunities. In a criminal case of this nature, the trial court has to be mindful that for the protection of witness and also in… Continue reading Doongar Singh & Ors. Vs. State of Rajasthan [SC 2017 November]

Criminal

Prostitution Policies of the Nations

Country Population: July 2009 Estimate Legal Status of Prostitution, Brothel Ownership, and Pimping Related Information 1. Afghanistan Population: 33,609,937 Prostitution: Illegal Brothel Ownership: Illegal Pimping: Illegal "Afghanistan's sex industry is booming, according to both private and official sources. Statistics are scattered, and few solid figures exist. But since the fall of the Taliban regime in late 2001, prostitution has… Continue reading Prostitution Policies of the Nations

CIVIL, Criminal

Law of Extradition

Source of Law National Legislation International Treaty An extradition treaty is the legal mechanism countries use to pull alleged criminals out of other countries. The terms and conditions vary. Some countries, like France and Brazil, won’t extradite their own citizens, no matter the circumstance. Generally speaking, for an extradition to succeed, the alleged criminal act… Continue reading Law of Extradition

CIVIL, Criminal

Extradition Guidelines [India]

Ministries of External Affairs  Guidelines Extradition request for an accused/ fugitive can be initiated after charge sheet has been filed before an appropriate Court and said court having taken cognizance of the case has issued orders/directions justifying accused/fugitive's committal for trial on the basis of evidence made available in the charge sheet and has sought… Continue reading Extradition Guidelines [India]

CIVIL, Criminal

The Madhya Pradesh Prisoner’s Leave Rules, 1989

Published vide Notification No. F. 12-2-82-3-Jail, dated 13-2-1990, M.P. Rajpatra Part 4 (Ga), dated 30-3-1990 at pages 146-154 In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 31 of the Prisoners Act, 1900 (No. III of 1900), in its application to the State of Madhya Pradesh, the State Government hereby makes the following rules, namely :-… Continue reading The Madhya Pradesh Prisoner’s Leave Rules, 1989

Criminal

Investigation of Crime [rules under Criminal Court Rules and order Madhya Pradesh]

CHAPTER 4 Investigation of Crime 1. Information of Crime 66. Reports submitted under Section 157 of the Code should be carefully and promptly scrutinized by the Magistrate to whom they are submitted. Scrutiny will not only permit him to decide whether action under Section 159 of the Code is desirable but will also, if he is… Continue reading Investigation of Crime [rules under Criminal Court Rules and order Madhya Pradesh]

CIVIL, Criminal

Criminal Courts – Rules and Orders [Madhya Pradesh]

Part I Instructions to Criminal Courts CHAPTER 1 Court Hours, Cause Lists and Affidavits A. General 1. In this part "the Code" means the Code of Criminal Procedure (Act V of 1898). 2. All Criminal Courts should be opened by 11 a.m. and the presiding officers should be present in their place by that hour, unless for… Continue reading Criminal Courts – Rules and Orders [Madhya Pradesh]