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Is Weed or Marijuana Legal in India?

Is Weed or Marijuana Legal in India?

Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 20: This particular Section includes the production, sale or purchase of, or the transportation, interstate import or export or any other commercial activity of cannabis which is considered punishable,The Punishment to this varies and depends upon the quantity of the specific drug that is held and the small and commercial quantity of various drugs in India are the following:Heroin: fro... Read More

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Saving of the Inherent Power of the High Court - CRPC 482

Saving of the Inherent Power of the High Court - CRPC 482

Any famous judgment w.r.t CrPC 482 if any?State of Andhra Pradesh v. Gourishetty Mahesh: The appeal that was filed under this case by the State of Andhra Pradesh totally against the prior judgment which was passed by the High Court of Andhra Pradesh, which happened in Hyderabad, wherein the High Court went on to allow the petition filed by the other respondents. To exercise the jurisdiction under which is mentioned under Section 482 of the Code. ... Read More

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Recording of Confessions and Statements - CRPC 164

Recording of Confessions and Statements - CRPC 164

Types of confession: Inculpatory and exculpatory confessions: An inculpatory confession is one that admits to doing something wrong or admits that the accused is guilty. Also known as exculpatory confession, it is a confession that clears the accused of any wrongdoing.Confessions can take many different forms. They can be made to the court, which is known as judicial confession, or to anyone outside the court, which is known as extrajudicial... Read More

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Direction for Grant of Bail - CRPC 438

Direction for Grant of Bail - CRPC 438

Reason for requirement of anticipatory bail: When an individual has a reasonable fear of it being arrested for offence which is non - bailable, they can seek “anticipatory bail” from the High Court or the Court of Sessions, as stated in Section 438 of the Code. Consider Mr. A's marriage to Ms. W. Following their marriage, their relationship became rocky. Ms. W then filed the complaint against him under Section 489(A) of the Crpc 1973. He peti... Read More

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Security for Keeping Peace - CRPC 107

Security for Keeping Peace - CRPC 107

Any famous judgment w.r.t CrPC 107 if any?Krishnamurthy vs The Sub Divisional Magistrate: In this case the circumstances in particular that were taken and presented under the Division Bench and also came to be constituted to deciding the issues that were rising with this particular reference and primarily required to be recapitulated and for that very purpose it is necessary to briefly state all the facts of the case.The case was established in a... Read More

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Maintenance of Wives, Children, and, Parents - CRPC 125

Maintenance of Wives, Children, and, Parents - CRPC 125

Mohd. Ahmed Khan v. Shah Bano Begum, 1985 (2) SCC 556: In this case, it is declared that a Muslim husband with sufficient means must provide maintenance to his divorced wife who is not able to maintain herself. Such a wife is entitled to get the maintenance even if she refuses to live with the Muslim husband because he has contracted another marriage within the limits of four wives allowed to him by the Quran.The Supreme Court Bench held that a M... Read More

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All you need to know about Gift Deed

All you need to know about Gift Deed

Do gift deeds qualify for any stamp duty exemptions?For blood relations or family members, certain states provide stamp duty exemptions while registering a gift deed. If you are a family member, for example, West Bengal simply charges a stamp duty of 0.5 percent of the property value. The stamp duty you must pay rises to 6% if you are not a family member. A family member who is a donee in Delhi does not get a stamp duty exemption. If the donee is... Read More

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What are the Inheritance Rights of a Grandchildren in India?

What are the Inheritance Rights of a Grandchildren in India?

Right of Grandchildren in the self-acquired property: Self-acquired property is the property which a personpurchase from his own incomereceives as a gifta share of property acquired as a result of partition in ancestral property oracquires as a legal heir through a testamentary document.A person has absolute right over his self-acquired property and can dispose of it as he desiresUnder the Hindu succession act 1956, A Grandchild does not have any... Read More

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Complete Guide on Society Conveyance Deed

Complete Guide on Society Conveyance Deed

The necessity of conveyance deed: Even if you own a flat, you do not own the land or the building. As a result, if the building collapses, you will need the permission of the builder or the landowner to rebuild it. Again, because he is the legal owner and holds the Title Deeds to the property, the builder/landlord may mortgage the property you acquired, i.e. land and building, unless you obtain land conveyance. If the building is later redevelope... Read More

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What is a Possession Certificate?

What is a Possession Certificate?

Documents required: You need to produce the following documents in order to get the Possession Certificate-Certificate of encumbranceCopy of sale deed agreementCopy of registered sale agreementThe Identification and signature proof of the applicant What is a conditional possession certificate?Even though an individual sometimes has accepted the possession of the property, he or she may not be satisfied with the condition of the property. It coul... Read More

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Complete Guide on Succession Act

Complete Guide on Succession Act

Probate: Probate is defined as the process of proving the validity of a will. Only the High Courts of the former presidential cities of Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai require probate. Except in the jurisdictions of Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai, probate is not required in other areasThe burden of proof is on the propounder, according to the Supreme Court in K Laxmanan vs Thekkayil Padmini & Ors (2009 AIR SCW 10) He must demonstrate the legality ... Read More

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What are the Consumer Rights in India?

What are the Consumer Rights in India?

Right to Consumer Education: it is the right of the consumer to acquire the knowledge and skills in order to be an informed consumer. Consumer ignorance, particularly among rural consumers, is mainly responsible for their exploitation. They should be aware of their rights and must exercise them. It is difficult for illiterate consumers to understand the law and this right ensures that illiterate consumers can seek information about the existing a... Read More

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What are the New Social Media Guidelines Implemented by the GOI?

What are the New Social Media Guidelines Implemented by the GOI?

Additional Due Diligence to be followed by social media :Appointment of Chief compliance officer who will be responsible for ensuring compliance with the rules and act.Appointment of a Nodal Contact Person for the purpose of 24x7 coordination with law enforcement agencies.Appointment of a Resident Grievance Officer to perform the functions that is mentioned under the Grievance Redressal Mechanism. All officers must be a resident in India.Monthly ... Read More

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Complete Guide on New E Commerce Guidelines by GOI

Complete Guide on New E Commerce Guidelines by GOI

No more huge discounts by E-Commerce Enterprises: E-commerce enterprises are likewise prohibited from offering substantial discounts under current guidelines. Deep discounting is a predatory pricing strategy that entails taking losses until the opponent runs out of cash. There is no doubt that this policy is unethical and must be ended as soon as possible. Comparison to new rules: The draught e-commerce policy said, "Actions and things that ... Read More

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Dishonour of Cheque: What a Litigant Needs to Know

Dishonour of Cheque: What a Litigant Needs to Know

Civil Remedy/Civil case: The drawee may also file a civil case as a Suit for Recovery, as per the appropriate pecuniary and territorial jurisdiction, before a Civil Judge/District Judge, seeking recovery of the principal amount of the cheque and any interest due on the same. As per Limitation Act, 1963, a Recovery Suit may be filed within 3 years from the date the cause of action arises.The two remedies can co-exist, as very often cheque amounts ... Read More

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What is Online Dispute Resolution?

What is Online Dispute Resolution?

In Europe, ODR mediation has gained a lot of prominence for resolving out-of-court disputes. The European Commission has provided a dedicated platform for resolving consumer disputes through online mediation. The European ODR mediation platform is established by the Commission to make online shopping safer and convenient by providing access to online dispute resolution tools. “For instance, in countries like Norway, Liechtenstein, or Iceland yo... Read More

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How can Litigants List their Cases Online?

How can Litigants List their Cases Online?

In case the Requested Matter is Declined: The counsel will receive an SMS on the mobile number submitted by them on the link informing them that the request has been declined. There will be an option to request the designated Hon'ble Judge for reconsideration by 3.00 PM on the same day itself.If Mentioning is Allowed: The counsel will receive an SMS informing the acceptance of the matter for urgent listing. A reference number and date of acceptan... Read More

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Is Second Marriage without Divorce Legal in India?

Is Second Marriage without Divorce Legal in India?

Punishment Under Different Laws for BigamyHindu Marriage Act: Under Section 17 of the Act, the punishment for bigamy is given, which states that if a person commits bigamy it will be dealt with under section 494 and 495 of the Indian Penal Code and it will be considered a criminal offence.Indian Penal Code: Section 494 of the Indian Penal Code said that if a person commits bigamy shall be punished with imprisonment for up to seven years or a fine... Read More

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What is the Difference Between Divorce Decree and Divorce Certificate

What is the Difference Between Divorce Decree and Divorce Certificate

How to Register /filing for the procedure: Procedure to obtain divorce decree - To receive the divorce decree the parties have to file for divorce in the competent court, but prior to that it is beneficial to understand the difference between different types of divorce which are - Firstly for mutually consented divorce wherein the parties have decided to dissolute the divorce amicably, deciding on the terms and conditions of the settlem... Read More

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Maintenance Under Section 125 of CRPC and the Domestic Violence Act

Maintenance Under Section 125 of CRPC and the Domestic Violence Act

Case laws: In the landmark case of the Shome Nikhil Danani v. Tanya Banon Danani, In this case, the married husband and wife were living separately. The wife was granted maintenance under section 125 of the CrPC. She filed a case in the trial court, seeking the maintenance under section 23 of the Domestic Violence Act. Her plea was rejected. But the appellate court ordered the filing of the fresh case. To which the Husband appealed that, Appellat... Read More

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