ORDER IX RULE 13 CPC-SETTING ASIDE EX-PARTE DECREE

BY SHREYA PRIYADARSHNI LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES INTRODUCTION The term ‘decree’ literally means ‘an official order given by a government or a ruler. It also means an order having the force of law. The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (CPC) defines the term ‘decree’ under section 2(2). As per the Code of Civil Procedure,Continue reading “ORDER IX RULE 13 CPC-SETTING ASIDE EX-PARTE DECREE”

ANIMAL WELFARE LAWS WITH EMPHASIS ON PUNISHMENT FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY IN INDIA

BY AKANSHA UPADHYAY LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES INTRODUCTION India, the world’s seventh largest country, is one in every of the foremost bio-diverse regions within the world, with four of the world’s 36 variety hotspots.  It’s home to animals starting from Bengal Tigers to the Great Indian Rhinoceros and animal protection and welfare within the countryContinue reading “ANIMAL WELFARE LAWS WITH EMPHASIS ON PUNISHMENT FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY IN INDIA”

RIGHTS OF AN ARRESTED PERSON

BY POOJA TOOR LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES INTRODUCTION In a literary sense, arrest means the action of seizing someone and taking them into legal custody. It means deprivation of personal liberty of the accused. Whenever an offence is committed by any person, he is taken into custody to investigate and inspect the case Thus, after an arrest,Continue reading “RIGHTS OF AN ARRESTED PERSON”

E-CONTRACT: EVOLUTION FOR POSTMODERN

BY AKSHAT UPADHYAY LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES Electronic commerce is one of the byproducts of the 21st century’s economic substance, but what about contracts and all of that paperwork that used to happen? We could see new things that were unimaginable once, whether it was a paperless budget or paperless courts. But what aboutContinue reading “E-CONTRACT: EVOLUTION FOR POSTMODERN”

RES JUDICATA: THE RULE OF CONCLUSIVENESS

BY S. SRIRAM LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES WHAT IS RES JUDICATA? The Principle of res judicata is enshrined under Section 11 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908. This principle or rule is also called as the “rule of conclusiveness”. It provides that a matter once finally decided by a competent Court, no party can reopenContinue reading “RES JUDICATA: THE RULE OF CONCLUSIVENESS”

Essential Ingredients of Section 307 IPC- The Prosecution is required to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt & conviction cannot be based merely on the basis of presumption to rule out the presence of accused- SC REAFFIRMS

IN A RECENT JUDGEMENT SET OUT BY ASSIDUOUS EFFORTS OF HK LAW OFFICES IN CASE TITLED AS ‘VASUDEV V. STATE OF M.P., 2022 SCC OnLine SC 118, AIR Online 2022 SC 80‘, WHEREIN THE HON’BLE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA POINTED OUT THE GRAVE ERROR COMMITTED BY TRIAL COURT AND HIGH COURT IN CONVICTING THE APPELLANTContinue reading “Essential Ingredients of Section 307 IPC- The Prosecution is required to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt & conviction cannot be based merely on the basis of presumption to rule out the presence of accused- SC REAFFIRMS”

ARBITRATION AGREEMENT- ANALYSIS AND LEGAL ASPECT

BY LABDHI JAIN LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES INTRODUCTION An Arbitration agreement is characterized in Section 7 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996. An Arbitration agreement is a contract between two or more parties to yield the Arbitration in a particular debate that should be settled down between the parties. This assertion may beContinue reading “ARBITRATION AGREEMENT- ANALYSIS AND LEGAL ASPECT”

MONEY LAUNDERING: WHERE DOES THE BUCK STOP?

BY GAYATRI MENDIRATTA LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES INTRODUCTION The practice of cycling the proceeds of crimes into legitimate earnings through various businesses and complex financial transactions has been as old as civilization itself. However, the term “money laundering” is a relatively very modern one. The etymology of the term “money laundering” can be traced  toContinue reading “MONEY LAUNDERING: WHERE DOES THE BUCK STOP?”

RECENT TRENDS IN MERGER AND ACQUISITIONS

BY SOMYA AGRAWAL LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES INTRODUCTION In the past decade, Mergers and Acquisitions have taken over the corporate sphere globally and in that India is not far behind achieving greater mobilization of economy, especially after the removal of constructive arrangements and liberalisation of the Indian economy.  Mergers and acquisitions are those strategicContinue reading “RECENT TRENDS IN MERGER AND ACQUISITIONS”

SECTION 144 CRPC AND FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT

BY PRIYA CHAUDHARY LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES In the wake of the current COVID-19 pandemic, people have usually been hearing about how section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code has been regularly imposed in different parts of the country in order to stop the spread of the pandemic. Talking about fundamental rights in theContinue reading “SECTION 144 CRPC AND FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT”