SC: Per se infraction of provisions of law embodying principles of natural justice does not lead to invalidity of the orders passed

The Hon’ble Supreme Court, on 16th October 2020, in the matter of State of U.P. v. Sudhir Kumar Singh and Ors. pronounced that where procedural and/or substantive provisions of law embody the principles of natural justice, their infraction per se does not lead to invalidity of the orders passed. The Hon’ble Supreme Court observed that: […]

SC: No condition of depositing alleged amount involved can be imposed in default bail

The Hon’ble Supreme Court, on 15th October 2020, in the matter of Saravanan v. State represented by the Inspector of Police, pronounced that no other condition of deposit of the alleged amount involved can be imposed while releasing the accused on default bail/statutory bail under Section 167(2), Cr.P.C. The Hon’ble Supreme Court observed that: The […]

SC: State Government to anticipate, prevent and attack causes of environmental degradation

The Hon’ble Supreme Court, on 14th October 2020, in the matter of Hospitality Association of Mudumalai v. In Defence of Environment and Animals and Ors. Etc. held that the Precautionary Principle makes it mandatory for the State Government to anticipate, prevent and attack the causes of environmental degradation. The Hon’ble Supreme Court observed that: (Para […]