1. The Supreme Court of India, in Pankajbhai Rameshbhai Zalavadia vs. Jethabhai Kalabhai Zalavadiya (Deceased), Through LRs and Others, has held that there is no bar for filing the application under Order 1, Rule 10 of CPC, even when the application under Order 22 Rule 4 of the Code was dismissed as not maintainable under the facts of the case. [(2018) 1 MLJ 141 : LNIND 2017 SC 469] Read more
2. The Madras High Court, in All India Confederation of Goods Vehicle Owners Association, rep. by its General Secretary, Rajindhar Singh, New Delhi – 110005 vs. Secretary (Home), Transport Department, Fort St. George, Chennai – 600 009 and Others, has held that a policy decision taken by the Respondents with a view to check motor accidents by reason of rash and negligent driving by unauthorized persons ought not to be interfered with in so-called public interest litigation. [(2018) 1 MLJ 214 : LNINDORD 2017 MAD 8370] Read more
3. The Supreme Court of India, in Mukesh Kumar vs. State of Rajasthan and Another, has held that Mukesh Kumar is entitled to benefit of doubt in view of possibility of over-implication. [(2018) 1 MLJ (Crl) 26 : LNINDORD 2017 SC 14194] Read more
(a) The Supreme Court of India has upheld the denial of candidature of Police aspirants on ground that they had criminal antecedents, despite the fact that they were acquitted.
(b) The Supreme Court of India has directed the stay of operation of the judgment and order passed by the Karnataka High Court striking down the 2014 amendment to the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling Rules) of 2008.
(c) The Kerala High Court has held that the orphanages run by private individuals or organization without any support or aid from the Government are required to obtain registration under the Juvenile Justice Act 2015. However, the Court also clarified that such private orphanages functioning without State aid were not under the obligation to satisfy the requirements in the Model Rules framed under the Juvenile Justice Act 2015.
(d) The Centre Government has asked the Supreme Court of India to modify its order making it mandatory for all cinema halls to play the anthem during which cine-goers were to stand up in attention and urged it to restore it to the earlier position.
- Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Grievance and Complaint Handling Procedure) Regulations, 2017
- Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (Business Plan) Regulations, 2017
- Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (Supply Code and Performance Standards) Regulations, 2017
- Panic Button and Global Positioning System Facility in all Mobile Phone Handsets (Amendment) Rules, 2017
- Drugs and Cosmetics (Tenth Amendment) Rules, 2017
- Food Safety and Standards (Second Amendment) Rules, 2017
- Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Amendment Rules, 2017
- Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Second Amendment Rules, 2017
- Emigration (Amendment) Rules, 2017
- Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (Treatment of Income from Other Business of Transmission Licensee and Distribution Licensee) First Amendment Regulations, 2017
- Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and Conditions for Open Access) First Amendment Regulations, 2017
- Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Seventh Amendment Rules, 2017
- Central Goods and Services Tax (Thirteenth Amendment) Rules, 2017
Newly added Bare Acts:-
- Delhi Land Reforms Act, 1954
- Delhi Land Revenue Act, 1954
- Delhi Prevention of Defacement of Property Act, 2007