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Legally Speaking – Views on Indian Laws and Judgments by Vakilno1.com, Law Articles on various laws , amendments and Judgments from Supreme Court and High Courts in India.
Know how to file a Police Complaint
Important Steps to be kept in mind while filing a Police Complaint What is Complaint and its Importance A complaint means a grievance expressed by a person to state certain things/facts.
Right of divorced wife for grant of Maintenance
Right of Divorced Wife for Grant of Maintenance under Section 125 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 Maintenance is granted to wife’s who are unable to maintain themselves.
TRIPS Agreement and Compulsory Licensing
The WTO members had negotiated an agreement on Trade Related aspects of IPR and named it as the TRIPS agreement. It makes mandatory for all member states to enact legislation to protect intellectual property
Landmark Supreme Court Judgment on Sec 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act
Supreme Court Changes ground rule under Section 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act to prosecute a person who had presented the cheque which bounced for insufficiency of funds.
Patent not enforceable – Inequitable Conduct
This case relates to an infringement case in US for infringement of Apotex’s US6767556 patent for moexipril tablets for hypertension by UCB’s accused UCB’s Univasc and Uniretic products.
Citizen’s Right to Seek Information under the Right to Information Act 2005
The article covers scope of the RTI Act and its coverage, the procedure to seek information under the right to Information act and penalties for default Procedure – How To Seek Information Under The Act Penalties
What are human rights? How to file a human rights complaint?
Definition of Human Rights: Human: A member of the Homo sapiens, a man, woman or child; a person Rights: Things to which you are entitled or allowed; freedoms that are guaranteed.
Validation of email ID and mobile number before e-filing returns
The Income Tax (IT) department of India has requested all its tax payers to register a valid email address and a mobile number on the e-filing website before filing their returns this year.
Protection of children from Sexual Offences – what the law says
India has 440 million children as a part of its population which is more than the entire population of countries like USA, Mexico and Canada. Every fifth child in the world is an Indian.
Cyber Crime and Child Abuse
Cyber space is a world of virtual reality and has become an integral part of our daily lives. It is a world in itself. It is a library of its own kind which can be accessed from anywhere and everywhere.
Order of succession among agnates and cognates
As per the Hindu Succession Act, 1956, where a Hindu male dies intestate his property devolves upon his heirs of Class I mentioned in the schedule to the Act. If there is no Class I successor, then the property devolves upon the Class II heirs of the deceased. If there is no Class II heir, then the property devolves upon the agnates and cognates among whom agnates are preferred over the cognates.
Distribution of Property among heirs of female Hindu
Section 14 of The Hindu Succession Act gives to a female Hindu an absolute title over the properties which under the traditional Hindu law she held as a limited owner. Section 15 of the Act delineates the heirs of a female Hindu and the order in which they are to succeed to her property if she dies intestate.
Dishonour of Cheque – Section 138 of the Negotiable instruments Act
This article on “Dishonour of Cheque – Section 138 of the Negotiable instruments Act” gives a comprehensive overview about all aspects of cheque bouncing and Cheque Dishonour as per laws in India
Distribution of property after death, if there is no Will
The property of a Hindu male dying intestate is distributed among his heirs in accordance with section 8 and 9 of The Hindu Succession Act, 1956. As per these the property of a Hindu dying intestate devolves upon his heirs of Class I who take the property to the exclusion of all other heirs. But what if there are more than one Class I heirs among whom the property of the deceased devolves?
Cyber Crimes in India
Crime, in whatever forms it is, directly or indirectly, always affects the society. In today’s world, there is immense increase in the use of Internet in every field of the society and due to this increase in usage of Internet, a number of new crimes have evolved. Such crimes where use of computers coupled with the use of Internet is involved are broadly termed as Cyber Crimes.
Sometimes these foreign dreams come at a cost of innocent lives and the future of the spouses who travel to a foreign land along with these NRIs. In some cases they do not even have to travel abroad to get harassed as their dreams get shattered while they are still in India.
Is sale of Immovable Property through General Power of Attorney (GPA) Safe ?
Is sale of Immovable Property through General Power of Attorney (GPA) Safe . A Special Power of Attorney either to sell or to manage the property. SC says that that such kind of ‘Indirect Sales’ adversely affected the economy, civil society and law and order
Relevancy of expert opinion as also the definition of Experts has been expressly provided for in Section 45 of the Indian Evidence Act , scope of the opinion of expert, an expert is not a witness of fact, Evidance of Experts . Law Articles on various laws , amendments and Judgments from Supreme Court and High Courts in India
Although the Benami Transactions Act 1988 (hereinafter called as an ‘Act’) is a very brief Act, consisting of only 9 sections, but this Act has had one of the most far reaching consequences for all times to come
In the Landmark case of Vishaka and others versus State of Rajasthan (AIR 1997 Supreme Court 3011), The Supreme Court has issued extensive guidelines to ensure prevention of sexual harassment of women at their work place. These directions were issued in a writ petition arising out of an incident of alleged brutal gang rape of a social worker in a village of Rajasthan.