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Advocate Vivek Nasa on Health Insurance & Motor Vehicle insurance

Advocate Vivek Nasa on Health Insurance Motor Vehicle insurance 

Advocate Vivek Nasa on Sexual Harassment of Women & Criminal Law Amendment Act

Advocate Vivek Nasa on Sexual Harassment of Women & Criminal Law Amendment Act


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Supreme Court Constitutional Bench guidelines on Mandatory Registration of FIR

Supreme Court Constitutional Bench guidelines on Mandatory Registration of FIR

The Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court in Lalita Kumari v. Govt. of U.P [W.P.(Crl) No; 68/2008] held that registration of First Information Report is mandatory under Section 154 of the Code of Criminal Procedure , if the information discloses commission of a cognizable offence and no preliminary inquiry is permissible in such a situation. If the information received does not disclose a cognizable offence but indicates the necessity for an inquiry, a preliminary  inquiry  may  be  conducted only to ascertain whether cognizable offence is disclosed or not.


The important issue which was considered by the Constitutional Bench in the referred matter was whether "a police officer is bound to register a First Information Report (FIR) upon receiving any information relating to commission of a cognizable offence under Section 154 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (in short 'the Code') or the po…