Search Results for Tag : constitutionality
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Preventing sex-selective abortions(22.02.2016)
1994 saw the introduction of two pieces of legislation that hoped to stem the practice of terminating pregnancies mid-term if the child to be born was.....
Tags : Sex selection, constitutionality, ultrasound
Reservation in sole position means unconstitutional exclusion(23.09.2015)
The Supreme Court dismissed an appeal that a position comprised of a single post could be filled under the auspices of ‘reservation’. It reiterated a .....
Tags : Reservation, single, post, constitutionality
Karnataka High Court Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Constitutionality of Sections 99 & 100 of IBC(10.12.2021)
Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the Union of India and two others on a petition seeking to declare section 99 and 100 of the Insolvency and .....
Tags : Karnataka High Court, Constitutionality of Sections 99 & 100 of IBC
Telangana and AP High Court upholds amendments to mining law(11.09.2015)
The Telangana and Andhra Pradesh High Court rejected petitions that the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2015 was unreas.....
Tags : Mining, application, eligibility, constitutionality
Kerala High Court Issues Notice to Centre on Plea Challenging Constitutionality of S.144B of IT Act(06.12.2021)
Kerala High Court has admitted a batch of writ petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Faceless Assessment Procedure under Section 14.....
Tags : Kerala High Court, Constitutionality of S.144B of IT Act
Government ban on crude palm oil imports through Kerala ports in public interest(21.08.2015)
The Supreme Court held that there existed “sufficient public good” in banning the import of crude palm oil through ports in Kerala. The government had.....
Tags : Import ban, validity, constitutionality, palm oil
Constitutionality of Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 upheld(16.09.2015)
The Bombay High Court summarised its position on the constitutionality and vires of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 as thus: “…if preventing f.....
Tags : Food safety, constitutionality, public interest
Calcutta HC Issues Notice on Challenge Against Constitutionality of Rule 86A of CGST Rules(30.06.2021)
Calcutta High Court has issued notice to Union as well as State Government in plea challenging the constitutional validity of Rule 86A of the Central .....
Tags : Calcutta High Court, Constitutionality of Rule 86A of CGST Rules
Government’s pool pricing policy for natural gas upheld(19.04.2016)
The Supreme Court dismissed appeals against the government’s setting uniformly pool in the natural gas sector. The Government had contended that is un.....
Tags : natural gas, uniform pool pricing, constitutionality
SC Dismisses Plea Challenging Constitutionality of Execution of Death Penalty by Hanging(02.03.2020)
Supreme Court has dismissed a Petition filed by an 88-year old freedom fighter challenging the constitutional validity of Section 354(5) of the Code o.....
Tags : Delhi Court, Constitutionality of Execution of Death Penalty
Madras High Court: Section 6 of MGNREGA Not Unconstitutional(05.03.2020)
Madras High Court has held that Section 6 of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), 2005 is not violative of Articles 1.....
Tags : Madras High Court, Constitutionality of MGNREGA
SC Upholds Validity of Section 50(a) Delhi Land Reforms Act, 1954(21.09.2022)
Supreme Court while upholding the constitutional validity of Section 50(a) of the Delhi Land Reforms Act, 1954, has observed that State enactment rela.....
Tags : Supreme Court, Constitutionality, Land Reform
SC Upholds Validity of Haryana Sikh Gurudwara (Management) Act 2014(20.09.2022)
Supreme Court has upheld the validity of the Haryana Sikh Gurudwara (Management) Act 2014 and dismissed the petitions challenging the constitutionalit.....
Tags : Supreme Court, Constitutionality, Gurudwara
SC Upholds Constitutionality of State Legislations on Entry Tax on Goods Coming into its Territory(11.11.2016)
Supreme Court has upheld constitutional validity of State Legislations with regard to levy of Entry Tax on goods coming into its territory.
Tags : Supreme Court, Entry Tax, Constitutionality