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Not for that reason This would not make the Act invalid. The interaction between the two laws would simply mean that criminal prosecution would only succeed for acts on or after the Act came into effect. So, even though the law purports to invoke criminal sanction for acts before it came into effect, the Constitution says it can’t so it doesn’t. That doesn’...


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To "punish" A there must be evidence that would convince the court beyond reasonable doubt. The last statement will be just a piece of admissible evidence. Just by itself it will certainly not be enough to prove A's guilt, but it may add weight if there are other corroborating pieces of evidence e.g. witnesses saying that X indeed killed themselves ...


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The constitution of India doesn't explicitly talk about the freedom to enter India, it does however grant freedom of movement inside India with some reasonable restrictions (it is ironically not clearly defined as to what may be reasonable). Now it may be argued that for someone to be able to exercise their rights to this freedom, they must be allowed to ...


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A power of attorney (POA) is a legal document giving one person (the agent or attorney-in-fact) the power to act for another person (the principal). The agent can have the broad legal authority or limited authority to make legal decisions about the principal's property, finances or medical care. The power of attorney is frequently used in the event of a ...


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The Internet Archive (IA) routinely takes snapshots of websites, indeed of much of the content on the web. Their service can be used to demonstrate the content of the site on the date of any such snapshot. They also have a procedure by which anyone can request a snapshot of any web page at any time. Although they do not guarantee to comply with such requests,...


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Art. 25 of the Indian Constitution says (in part) Subject to public order, morality and health and to the other provisions of this Part, all persons are equally entitled to freedom of conscience and the right freely to profess, practice and propagate religion. But, Nothing in this article shall affect the operation of any existing law or prevent the State ...


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No, but ... Courts have to interpret the statute and they do so according to a number of paradigms: The literal rule: the words of the statute should be read literally even if this leads to a contradiction or injustice. The mischief rule: the statute should be read so that it addresses the mischief that the legislature was trying to deal with. This would ...


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In general, a person can bequeath their assets to whoever they want. Many jurisdictions impose a duty to make allowance for the maintenance of the testator's spouse and any dependents (usually children but could be other people). A will that doesn't do that can often be successfully challenged so that such an allowance is made. This would include the ...


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While a person is resident in Australia, and has been for at least the past 12 months, that person can obtain a divorce under Australian law, without regard to Indian law. Whether India will recognize that divorce I do not know. If the person is not an Australian citizen and has not been resident in Australia for at least 12 months, the Australian courts ...


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