Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 – Section 315 – Accused person to be competent witness – Whether a person accused of the very same offence arising from the very same transaction, can be permitted to be examined as a witness in respect of the trial that is being conducted against the co-accused ? 2021 (5) KHC 181 : 2021 (5) KLT 500
Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 – Section 166 – Is dependency a relevant criterion in a claim petition – Should a dependent be a legal representative of the deceased to claim compensation – Are parents and married daughters entitled to claim compensation, as dependents of the deceased ?
Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 – Sections 3(1) and 3(2)(v) – Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 – Rule 5(3)(d) – Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) notification – Environmental Clearance (EC) – State Environmental Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) – Argument that the building having a built-up area of more than 1.5 lakhs sq.m. must obtain the EC from the Ministry of Environment and Forest, is a misconception and a misreading of the EIA notification – A project having a built-up area of more than 1.5 lakhs sq.m. can also fall under category B. If it is a category B project, the SEIAA is the authority to grant the EC. 2021 (4) KCC 263 : 2021 (4) KHC 597
Constitution of India – the right of a single parent/unwed mother to conceive by ART having been recognized, prescriptions of forms requiring mentioning of name of father, the details of which is to be kept anonymous, is violative of the fundamental rights of privacy, liberty and dignity. 2021 (4) KCC 259 : 2021 (4) KHC 641
Penal Code, 1860 – Ss. 120B, 406, 409, 418, 420, 423, 465, 467, 468 & 34 – Alienation of properties belonging to Syro Malabar Church – Application of Canon Law – there cannot be any difference of opinion with respect to application of Canon law, which is limited to religious practices observed in a church.Read More »Cardinal Mar George Alencherry v. State of Kerala
There is no injunction in the Koran that photographs of Prophet Mohammed should not be published. What is prohibited in the Koran and Prophet Mohammed is only against worshiping of human being and there is only one God, no other person can be projected as God and he should not be worshiped.Read More »Joy Cherian v. Sub Inspector of Police
The Kerala Value Added Tax Act, 2003 – Section 8(a)(iii) – Finance Act, 2007 – There is no irregularity or illegality demanding higher rate of tax in respect of the work contracts entered into between Contractors and the prospective purchasers (Awarders) based on any agreement executed on or after 01-04-2005. Read More »Tax Law | Mather and Company Pvt. Ltd. v. State of Kerala, W.P. (C) No. 35048 of 2007 Ker.
IN THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAM Justice T.R.Ramachandran Nair 2009-12-02T00:00:00 W.P.(C) No. 33761 of 2008 Advocates appearing for the Parties : For Petitioner… Read More »Sidhik.T.A v. State Of Kerala & Ors., W.P.(C) No. 33761 of 2008 Ker.
IN THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAM Justice M.Sasidharan Nambiar 2009-12-02T00:00:00 Crl.M.C. No. 2225 of 2009 Advocates appearing for the Parties : For Petitioner… Read More »Bindu V v. Arjun Rajagopal, Crl.M.C. No. 2225 of 2009 Ker.
IN THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAM Justice Kurian Joseph and Justice K.T.Sankaran 2009-12-02T00:00:00 F.A.O. No. 258 of 2008 Advocates appearing for the Parties… Read More »M.M.Philip v. State of Kerala & Ors., F.A.O. No. 258 of 2008 Ker.