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Mandatory affidavit for disclosure of assets and liability to be filed by both parties in maintenance cases: SC ruled

Mandatory disclosure of assets and liability to be filed by both parties in maintenance cases: SC

Wednesday, the bench of Justices Indu Malhotra and R Subhash Reddy ruled that, affidavit of disclosure of assets and liability to be filed by both parties in maintenance cases to decide payment of interim maintenance in matrimonial cases. Senior Advocates Gopal Sankaranarayanan and Anitha Shenoy was appointed as amicus curiae by the

SC : Accused is eligible for default bail, after being in jail for stipulated time and investigation is not completed

Default Bail is Indefeasible Right of the Accused

Thursday, the Supreme Court held that accused can get the default bail/statutory bail under Section 167(2) of Cr.P.C. if the accused has spent stipulated time in jail and investigation not completed nor the chargesheet filed. "the only requirement for getting the default bail/statutory bail under Section 167(2), Cr.P.C. is that the

Anti Child Marriage Laws only to Punish adult Male not Female

Representational Image : Anti Child Marriage Laws punish male only

SC : In a recent judgement, the bench of Justice Mohan M. Shantanagoudar and Aniruddha Bose interpreted Section 9 of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006, said that a female adult would not be punished if she marries a male child. The interpretation came while deciding the matter of Child marriage, it was

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