What the Allahabad HC held on Appeals under Section 14A of SC/ST Act [Read Judgment]

Meera Emmanuel October 11 2018
SC/ST Act

A Full Bench of the Allahabad High Court has partially struck down Section 14A of the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act ('SC/ST Act'), which was introduced by a 2015 Amendment.

The Court struck down a clause in Section 14A which imposed a 180-day limitation period for preferring appeals against judgments, sentences, bail orders and other orders (except for interlocutory orders) passed by special courts under the SC/ST Act.

However, the remaining provisions under Section 14A . . .

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