Consumer Forums are not Courts but are quasi-judicial bodies or authorities or agencies

National Commission is not a Court. (See Laxmi Engineering Works v. P.S.G. Industrial Institute, (1995) 3 SCC 583; Charan Singh v. Healing Touch Hospital, (2000) 7 SCC 668; State of Karnataka v. Vishwabharathi House Building Coop. Society, (2003) 2 SCC 412. This position has been fortified recently by a decision of a Constitution Bench of… Read More Consumer Forums are not Courts but are quasi-judicial bodies or authorities or agencies

If the Rent Controller is held not to be a “Court”, whether any private complaint would be maintainable in respect of statements falsely made before it?

(2011) 13 SCALE 137 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Iqbal Singh Narang and Others Appellant Versus Veeran Narang Respondent (Before : Altamas Kabir and Surinder Singh Nijjar, JJ.) Criminal Appeal No. 2225 of 2011 (Arising out of SLP (Crl.) No. 5625 of 2007) : Decided On: 30-11-2011 Criminal procedure Code, 1973—Sections 195 and 340—Perjury—Making of false… Read More If the Rent Controller is held not to be a “Court”, whether any private complaint would be maintainable in respect of statements falsely made before it?

Courts in the United States

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The Abolition of Privy Council Jurisdiction Act, 1949

[Constituent Assembly Act 5 of 1949] [24th September 1949] An Act to abolish the jurisdiction of His Majesty in Council in respect of Indian appeals and petitions. WHEREAS it is expedient to abolish the jurisdiction of His Majesty in Council in respect of Indian appeals and petitions, and to confer a corresponding jurisdiction on the Federal Court… Read More The Abolition of Privy Council Jurisdiction Act, 1949

Sessions Court in India

 Under Code of Criminal Procedure -1973 [Ch-2] [S 9 and 10] 9. Court of Session (1) The State Government shall establish a Court of Session for every sessions division. (2) Every Court of Session shall be presided over by a Judge, to be appointed by the High Court. (3) The High Court may also appoint Additional Sessions Judges… Read More Sessions Court in India