Section 482 CrPC cannot be used by High Court to reopen or alter an order: SCNovember 5 2019
The Supreme Court recently held that the inherent power under Section 482 CrPC cannot be used by the High Court to reopen or alter an order, after disposing a petition decided on merits.
The main issue before the Bench of Justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose was whether a judge of the High Court could exercise powers under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) to alter a sentence which had been passed by . . .
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