Mondaq India: Criminal Law
LexCounsel Law Offices
International and cross border crimes pose a unique challenge with regard to detection, arrest, extradition and trial.
LexCounsel Law Offices
Incidents of sexual offences against children in schools are a cause of grave concern not only for the parents but also for the school administration which comes under heavy scrutiny of the parents...
Trilegal
Promulgated on 22 April 2018, the Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 aims to 'preserve the sanctity of the rule of law in India' by putting in place deterrence measures against 'fugitive economic offenders'...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Oxford English Dictionary defines conviction as ‘a formal declaration by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge in a Court of law that someone is guilty of a criminal offence.'
Singh & Associates
White Collar Crimes are the type of crimes that are committed by respectable persons, holding enviable positions, either in public or private entities.
Vaish Associates Advocates
The private person who is permitted to conduct prosecution in the magistrates court can engage a counsel to do the needful in the Court in his behalf.
Singh & Associates
Even as we celebrate 70 years of Independence, the women in our country are still not truly free and independent and continue to live under the realm of darkness and fear.
Vaish Associates Advocates
In criminal prosecutions, it becomes important to analyze the remedies available with the accused in, especially the option of choosing between the filing an application for discharge or approaching...
Singh & Associates
Section 497, Indian Penal Code, 1860 [hereinafter referred as "the Act"] adumbrates that if an accused has sexual intercourse (not amounting to the offence of rape) with a person who is and whom he knows ...
Singh & Associates
This article is a brief outline of how and what happens once a crime takes place and how the investigation machinery leads the investigation under Cr.P.C and ultimately rests its case before the Judiciary...
Singh & Associates
The burden of proof that fiduciary duty existed was on the Regulator.
Phoenix Legal
In the recent past, the rich Indian brigade has caught the public eye on account of what the Indian Government refers to as the ‘loot and scoot' crimes.
Nishith Desai Associates
Given that investor directors are usually non-executive in nature, they should normally not be liable for actions which are largely promoter-driven
Dhir & Dhir Associates
he Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (hereinafter called "CrPC") defines Bailable Offence to "mean an offence which is shown as bailable in the First Schedule, or which is made bailable ...
Luthra & Luthra Law Offices
In the last few months we have seen a major crackdown on Benami properties and their owners by the Government.
Vaish Associates Advocates
Despite the fact, the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, 1988 came into force on 19.05.1988 (hereinafter referred as "1988 Act") in India, even at that time the concept of benami transaction was not alien in India.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Supreme Court of India, on December 14, 2017, in the case of Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay vs Union of India, directed the State governments and respective High Courts to ensure that twelve Special Courts are set up ...
Foley & Lardner
Obtaining permissions, approvals and licences in India creates high risks for bribery on account of there being significant interaction between the company and government authorities.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
A full bench comprising of Hon'ble Mr. Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Hon'ble Mr. Justice AM Khanwilkar and Hon'ble Mr. Justice DY Chandrachud has laid down broad principles from various precedents ...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Faced by the challenges posed by black money, the Government of India is aiming to ensure its eradication. Amongst various measures taken thereunder...
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Vaish Associates Advocates
To evade compliance with other laws and administrative procedures.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
The Court in the last part of this judgement noted that the court in Anvar has not applied the principle of prospective ruling.
Dhir & Dhir Associates
he Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (hereinafter called "CrPC") defines Bailable Offence to "mean an offence which is shown as bailable in the First Schedule, or which is made bailable ...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
A full bench comprising of Hon'ble Mr. Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Hon'ble Mr. Justice AM Khanwilkar and Hon'ble Mr. Justice DY Chandrachud has laid down broad principles from various precedents ...
LexCounsel Law Offices
Incidents of sexual offences against children in schools are a cause of grave concern not only for the parents but also for the school administration which comes under heavy scrutiny of the parents...
Luthra & Luthra Law Offices
In the last few months we have seen a major crackdown on Benami properties and their owners by the Government.
Dhir & Dhir Associates
The object of introducing Section 138 in the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (hereinafter referred to as "NI Act") is to enhance the acceptability of cheques in the settlement of liabilities.
LexCounsel Law Offices
International and cross border crimes pose a unique challenge with regard to detection, arrest, extradition and trial.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
A Single Judge of the Madras High Court recently, in K. Raghupathy v The Commissioner of Police [Crl.O.P. SR.No. 28352 of 2017] on 10.07.17, held that a petition under Section 482 of the Criminal Procedure Code...
Vaish Associates Advocates
In a typical case under sec. 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 following proceedings, which we have tried to explain with the help of a flow chart, take place for the prosecution of the offender:-
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