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Bombay HC: Condition of Release to be Complied With When Convict Has Not Availed Furlough

The writ petition filed by a convict succeeds as the Court finds it expedient to release the petitioner when he has not taken advantage of a furlough.

Gujarat High Court: Fire Safety Rules Are Mandatory, No Relaxation Can Be Provided

The Ahmedabad Medical Association and 44 other Petitioners have filed the present petition challenging the impugned notices and action of Respondent No. 2 in sealing the hospitals of the Petitioner Nos. 2 and 3.

Gujarat HC: Externing Authority Has No Power to Send the Externee to Jail Custody

The petitioner has prayed for quashing and setting aside of the impugned order whereby the petitioner was ordered to be sent to District Jail, Bhuj which is allowed by the Court, and the order of Sub Divisional Magistrate is hereby quashed and set aside.

PIL Filed in Bombay HC Highlighting New Issues Relating to COVID-19

A Public Interest Litigation was filed which raised many issues with relation to the COVID pandemic such as availability of drugs, oxygen supply, ventilator beds, etc.

Bombay HC: Section 11BB of Central Excise Act Doesn’t Distinguish Delay of Interest Payment as Intentional or Unintentional

The Petitioner prays to receive interest on the refund amount under Section 11BB of the Central Excise Act, 1944 and Section 83 of the Finance Act, 1994 from the Respondents.

Writ of Certiorari Is Maintainable Against Order of Civil Court: Gujarat High Court

Petitions filed under Articles 226 and 227 of the Constitution of India by the group of petitioners are cross petitions preferred by the employers and employees in the present group of petitions, where all the appeals preferred by the employers are dismissed, and those preferred by the employees are allowed partly in the above terms.

Need To Overcome Logistical Issues so That Precious Lives Are Not Lost Due to Deficiencies in Oxygen Supply: Bombay High Court

The Health Secretary and Advocate General of Goa answered questions of the Court after a massive Covid-19 spike took place in Goa medical Hospital.

Gujarat High Court Allows the Termination of a Minor Girl’s 16-Week Pregnancy in Her Best Interests

Excerpt The Court considered whether the cause of the 16-week pregnancy to be terminated, taking into account the victim's physical wellbeing, the child's potential complications and the victim's social circumstances. Facts A 16-year-old girl got pregnant by the commission of a sex...

Victim’s Consent For the Sexual Act Is Immaterial As She Was a Minor During the Incident: Bombay High Court

Excerpt The Appellant was arrested under Section 376 (2) (n) of Indian Penal Code, Section 4, 8 and 12 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 and Section 3(1)(r), 3(1)(w), 3(2) (v) of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled...

Appeal Of the Man Who Sexually Assaulted a 3-Year-Old Boy Stands Dismissed: Bombay High Court

Excerpt The appellant was charged for committing unnatural carnal intercourse and oral intercourse on the victim boy under Section 377 of the IPC and Sections 6 & 10 of the POCSO Act. He was sentenced to suffer RI for 10...

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