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There are ethical and legal considerations - but, as we know these are not the same thing. The Indian Journal of Psychiatry discuss this specifically in relation to psychotherapy ethics - but this is not the law. See here: Agreements about confidentiality continue after the client’s death unless there are overriding legal considerations. There is also an ...


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I don't have access to case law from India, but this is an area upon which common law countries including India should be similar. The attorney-client privilege survives death. See, e.g., Wesp v. Everson, 33 P.3d 191 (Colo. 2001). The therapist-client privilege is modeled on the attorney-client privilege but is not identical. Although New Hampshire's ...


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Under the Code of Criminal Procedure §177, "Every offence shall ordinarily be inquired into and tried by a Court within whose local jurisdiction it was committed", so if the alleged murder took place in Mumbai, the Maharashtra district court has jurisdiction. OTOH if it took place in Patna then the Bihar court has jurisdiction. Nobody seems to ...


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