Kerala HC imposes 25k costs for “extraneous” PIL challenging Constitutionality of Code of Canons

Aditya AK July 30 2019
Code of Canons

The Kerala High Court has imposed costs of Rs. 25,000 on a petitioner challenging the constitutionality of the Catholic Church’s Code of Canons and its applicability in India.

The Code of Canons is a codification of Canon Law that applies to the Eastern Catholic Churches affiliated to the Catholic Church.

An agriculturist having an affiliation to a political party, the petitioner Anoop MS sought a declaration that the Code of Canons, which confers power upon the Vatican over properties of churches . . .

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