Important Supreme Court Judgment Pronounced [Wednesday, October 24, 2018]

Important Supreme Court Judgment Pronounced [Wednesday, October 24, 2018]

1. M.C. Mehta v. Union of India

Constitution of India – Article 142 – Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989 – Rule 115 (21) – Whether Bharat Stage IV (BS­IV) compliant vehicles should be permitted to be sold in India after 31.03.2020 –  Held, No motor vehicle conforming to the emission standard Bharat Stage­ IV shall be sold or registered in the entire country with effect from 01.04.2020.

2. Nehru Gram Bharati University v. State of U.P.

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National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) Act, 1993 – Basic Teachers Certificate Course (BTC Course) – Non-compliance with the conditions – Merely because the college was conferred the status of Deemed University, these conditions did not cease to apply as BTC is not one of the degrees mentioned in the degrees specified by the UGC in the Official Gazette and that insofar as BTC is concerned, it would still be governed by the NCTE Act and regulations.

3. Kamala v. M.R. Mohan Kumar

Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 – Section 125 – Unlike matrimonial proceedings where strict proof of marriage is essential, in the proceedings under Section 125 Cr.P.C., such strict standard of proof is not necessary as it is summary in nature meant to prevent vagrancy.

4. Ram Avatar Soni v. Mahanta Laxidhar Das

Code of Civil Procedure, 1973 – Order XXVI Rule 10A – Prayer for sending the signature of the Will in question to hand-writing expert for comparison with Testator’s admitted signatures – Held, To challenge the genuineness of the Will inter alia indicates challenge to the genuineness of the signature – If the scientific investigation of the document in question facilitates the ascertaining of truth, in the interest of justice, naturally it has to be ordered.
Source: Firstlaw.in 

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