Cohabitation and Bigamy

Cohabitation and Bigamy under Indian Law

Marriage is one of the oldest social institutions which is being followed since time immemorial. It is a sacramental ceremony under Hindu Law and offences against marriage are punishable by law. According to Section 5 of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, certain conditions must be fulfilled in order to constitute a valid marriage between two Hindus: […]

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Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act

A detailed study of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960

Chapter I- Preliminary The first chapter deals with the short title, extent, and commencement of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act. This Act could also be called the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, and applies to the entire of India. It defines some key terms essential for the understanding of this Act, […]

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Criminal Trespass, Lurking House-Trespass and House Breaking

Criminal Trespass, Lurking House-Trespass and House Breaking

Trespass is an offence under both Civil law and Criminal law. According to Percy Henry Winfield, “Trespass to land is the name given to that form of trespass which is constituted by unjustifiable interference with the possession of land”.The term trespass is generally viewed as a civil wrong which simply means interference with another’s possession […]

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FIRST INFORMATION REPORT

FIRST INFORMATION REPORT UNDER CrPC

Introduction This article throws light upon what is meant by the First Information Report (FIR) as given under the Code of Criminal Procedure.The first information report implies any information which is recorded by a police authority or an officer on duty given either by the aggrieved individual or some other individual to the commission of […]

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