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Notifications & Circulars

Relaxation of time-Compounding of Offences under Direct Tax Laws-One-time measure(09.09.2019)

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has been issuing guidelines from time to time for compounding of offences under the Direct Tax Laws, prescrib.....

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International Cases

Court can refuse bail pending sentence where Applicant has been convicted of a serious offence that is very likely to result in a sentence of immediate imprisonment for a significant term(22.08.2019)

The Applicant is a 33 year old man who was found guilty for possession of methylamphetamine with intent to sell or supply, contrary to Section 6(1)(a).....

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Top Story

CBDT issues revised guidelines for compounding of offences under the Income-tax Act, 1961(16.09.2022)

In conformity with the Government's policy of facilitating Ease of Doing Business and decriminalisation of offences, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CB.....

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News

Madras HC: Economic Offences Wing in State Police Needs to be Beefed Up with Appropriate Personnel(31.03.2021)

Madras High Court while hearing a plea filed in connection with the alleged embezzlement of funds by the trustees of Franklin Templeton Asset Manageme.....

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Supreme Court Says 'No' to Common Trial For Distinct Offences(09.05.2017)

Supreme Court has said that a general conspiracy which gives birth to a cascade of distinct offences committed in various places spread over several y.....

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Bombay HC: Non-IPC Offences Punishable Up to 3 Years are Cognizable and Non-Bailable(08.03.2021)

Bombay High Court has reiterated that non-Indian Penal Code, 1860 offences punishable with "up to three years" will be categorised as cognizable and n.....

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Delhi High Court: Offenders of Sexual Offences on Innocent Children are Psychosocial Deviants(13.06.2019)

Delhi High Court has noted that offenders of sexual offences on innocent children are psychosocial deviants, who cannot lay any claim to leniency. Mak.....

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CBDT Issues New Norms for Compounding of Offences(17.06.2019)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued new norms for compounding of offences under black money law. These will replace the old Guidelines. Th.....

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Supreme Court: Web Majors Objecting to Panel Recommendations Strange(19.09.2017)

Supreme Court has said it was “very strange” that internet majors were objecting to making public certain recommendations in a report of a panel set u.....

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SC: Trial of Criminal Case Against Indian Citizen for Offences Outside India Needs Government Sanctio(05.08.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that the trial of the criminal case against an Indian citizen for offences committed outside India cannot commence without .....

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Delhi High Court: “Economic Offences Need To Be Treated With Heavy Hand”(18.09.2017)

Delhi High Court has held that economic offences need to be dealt with a heavy hand and releasing such accused on bail will affect the community at la.....

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Supreme Court: No Compromise Between Parties in Non-Compoundable Offences(24.07.2019)

Supreme Court has held that no permission can be granted to record the compromise between the parties in non-compoundable offences. The Court noted th.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019(25.07.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019 entailing amendments to the Protection of Children from Sexu.....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice on Plea to Protect Identity of Accused in Sexual Offences(30.07.2019)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a plea seeking protection of identity, reputation and integrity of individuals accused of sexual crimes till comple.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019(02.08.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill, which has already been passed in Rajya Sabha, d.....

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SC: Name of Victim in Sexual Offences Shall Not Be Mentioned in Any Proceedings(02.07.2021)

Supreme Court has taken strong objections to a Sessions Court Judgment where the names of rape victim are mentioned. The Court has held that all the s.....

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Chhattisgarh HC Issues Practice Directions to Magistrates Trying Offences Under NI Act(05.07.2021)

Chhattisgarh High Court has issued practice directions to Magistrates and Trial Courts having jurisdiction to try offences under the Negotiable Instru.....

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Bombay HC Constantly Following or Watching Child With Bad Intention Is Offence Under POCSO Act(04.10.2017)

Bombay HC has ruled that if a person with sexual intent repeatedly or constantly follows or watches or contacts a child either directly or through oth.....

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CBDT Extends Deadline for Compounding of Income Tax Offences(06.01.2020)

Central Board of Direct Taxes has extended the last date for taxpayers to avail a “one- time” facility to apply for compounding of income tax offences.....

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Supreme Court: Road Traffic Offences can be Prosecuted both under IPC and MV Act(09.10.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that road traffic offences can be prosecuted under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (MV Act) as well as the Indian Penal Code, 186.....

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SC: Offences Under Special Statutes Can Also Be Quashed By Exercising Powers u/s 482 CrPC(26.10.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that criminal proceedings arising out of Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities Act), 1989 can.....

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Delhi HC: Economic Offences Corrodes Fabric of Democracy and Against National Interest of Country(27.10.2021)

Delhi High Court has observed that economic offences corrode the fabric of democracy and are against the national economy and national interest of the.....

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Kerala HC Orders Release of UT Prisoners Charged with Offences Punishable Upto 7 Years(31.03.2020)

Kerala High Court has extended the subsistence of all the interim orders passed by it and the subordinate Courts till 18th May, 2020. The Court has al.....

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Supreme Court: Investigation in IPC Offences Cannot Be Quashed for Non-investigation of SC-ST Offence(20.01.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that when the offence complained are both under Indian Penal Code, 1860 and Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Preventi.....

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SC: Special Court Can Conduct Joint Trial of MMDR Offences With IPC Offences(02.12.2021)

Supreme Court has held that a Special Court under the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 can conduct joint trial of the offence.....

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Supreme Court Rejects Plea to Make Electoral Offences Cognisable(28.08.2018)

Supreme Court has dismissed a plea that sought a minimum punishment of two years for electoral offences, including bribery, false statement, undue inf.....

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Delhi HC: Survivors of Sexual Offences Must Have a Say in Bail Pleas of Accused(18.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has stated that the survivor of sexual offences have an obligatory say in the hearing of bail pleas of accused.

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Delhi HC Orders Rs 3 Lakh Compensation to Boy Sexually Assaulted in School(25.07.2016)

Delhi HC has awarded Rs 3 lakh as compensation to a minor boy who was sexually assaulted in school by 3 senior students in 2013, observing that provis.....

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Sexual Offences Against Children Involve Moral Turpitude & Delinquency: Bombay High Court(28.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that offences committed against children involves moral turpitude or moral delinquency and requires exemplary treatment.....

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Sexual Offences Against Children Involve Moral Turpitude & Delinquency: Bombay High Court(28.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that offences committed against children involves moral turpitude or moral delinquency and requires exemplary treatment.....

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Gujarat HC: Every Offence Under Negotiable Instruments Act Is Compoundable(02.02.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that when parties have settled the dispute amicably, the compounding of the offence is permitted with regard to an offence.....

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Delhi HC Upholds Jail Term of Two Men Who Raped a Minor(24.10.2016)

Delhi High Court, while taking a serious view of sexual offences against children, has upheld the jail term of two men who raped a minor girl.

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Delhi HC: Undertrials Accused of Economic Offences Not Eligible for Interim Bail(11.08.2020)

Delhi High Court has refused to quash decision of the High Powered Committee constituted to decongest the prisons whereby under trial prisoners accuse.....

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Meghalaya HC: Act of Holding Hands Of Child Can’t be Considered As Sexual Assault Under POCSO Act(30.05.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has ruled that the act of holding the hands of a child and saying that her hands are beautiful cannot be considered an act of sex.....

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Delhi HC: Convict Under POCSO Act Not Barred From Seeking Parole(09.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has reiterated that a convict under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 is not barred from seeking parole, as d.....

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Bombay HC Slams Commissioner of Police for Transferring Case on Accused’s Request(07.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has restrained Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Mumbai police from carrying out any investigation into alleged forgery and fabricatio.....

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Bombay HC: All NDPS Offences are Non-Bailable, Regardless of Contraband Quantity(08.10.2020)

Bombay High Court has held that all offences under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985, are non-bailable.

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SC: All UAPA Offences are Exclusively Triable by 'Special Courts'(13.10.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that all offences under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA), whether investigated by the National Investi.....

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SC: All UAPA Offences are Exclusively Triable by 'Special Courts'(13.10.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that all offences under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA), whether investigated by the National Investi.....

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Madras High Court Grants Bail to Godman Siva Shankar Baba in POCSO Case(21.04.2022)

Madras High Court has granted bail to CN Siva Sankaran, self styled godman (commonly known as Siva Sankar Baba) accused under the Protection of Childr.....

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Bombay HC to EOW: Investigate Builder Who Sold Redevelopment Flats Of Allottees(26.09.2016)

Bombay HC has directed Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Mumbai Police to investigate a case they registered against developer Shekhar Dadarkar on Sep. .....

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Supreme Court Seeks Centre’s Opinion over Conflict Between POSCO, IPC(06.01.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Central Government to examine need to amend a colonial-era provision in IPC that provides immunity to a man from being prosecu.....

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Bombay HC: Not Necessary to Refuse Bail in Every Case of Economic Offence(22.08.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that bail can’t be refused to accused merely because offence is in nature of economic offence. Court also stated that while.....

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SC Slams Centre for Failure to Check Cyber Crimes Against Women(22.11.2016)

Supreme Court has slammed Centre for not being “serious” in dealing with increasing number of cyber crimes related to sexual offences against women.

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SC: Magistrate Can Order Registration of FIR for Offences Under Mines And Minerals Act(04.12.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that the bar under Section 22 of the Mines & Minerals (Development & Regulation) Act, 1957 (MMDR Act) is not attracted when.....

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HP HC: S.320 CrPC Not Bar to Power for Quashing Non-Compoundable Offences In Appropriate Cases(08.08.2022)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has held that if for the purpose of securing the ends of justice quashing of FIR is necessary, then Section 320 of Code of.....

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Chhattisgarh HC: Economic Offences Are Serious Threat to Financial Health of Country(26.07.2022)

Chhattisgarh High Court while denying a bail application from applicant, who allegedly obtained fraudulent input tax credit, has held that the economi.....

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MP HC Issues Directions for Registration of FIRs in Respect of Economic Offences(14.01.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has issued directions to the Police authorities in the State, to make sure that the complaints/ first information reports fi.....

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SC: Grant of Leave for Compounding Offences at Appellate Stage is not Automatic on Settlement(12.02.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that grant of leave as contemplated by Section 320(5) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 is not automatic nor it has t.....

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Supreme Court Upholds Bihar Notification Authorizing Officers Below DySP Rank to Probe SC/ST Offences(19.04.2017)

SC has upheld a notification issued by Bihar Government authorizing all officers of rank of police inspector, sub-inspector of police and assistant su.....

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Delhi HC: Protect Identity of Minors Subjected to Sexual Offences(13.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has said that identity of minors subjected to sexual offences should not be disclosed anywhere in judicial record.

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Delhi HC: Court Cannot Permit Quashing of FIR Relates to Heinous Offences Against Children(01.02.2021)

Delhi High Court has held that the Court cannot permit quashing of First Information Report merely on the ground that the parties have entered into a .....

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