When can detention orders under Section 122 (1)(b) CrPC be passed? Larger Bench of Madras HC to decide

Meera Emmanuel December 4 2018
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The Madras High Court was recently called upon to deliberate on the limits of an Executive Magistrate's power to order the detention or arrest of those who violate bonds under the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), 1973.

Finding that his conclusions contradicted those rendered by two earlier single judges, Justice V Parthiban has referred the following questions for consideration by a larger bench, i.e.

  • Whether the Executive Magistrate concerned can exercise his power under Section 122(1 . . .

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