Navin Kumar Rai vs Surendra Singh 2024 INSC 116 – S 482 CrPC – Registration Act

Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973; Section 482 – While exercising such inherent powers what is required to be examined is only the prima facie existence of the offence sought to be quashed -t the Court was required to consider was whether any of the well-established grounds that are enumerated in judgments in State of Haryana v. Bhajan Lal 1992 Suppl.(1) SCC 335; Neeharika Infrastructure v. State of Maharashtra 2021 SCC OnLine 315 and Peethambaran v. State of Kerala 2023 SCC OnLine 553 , were made out or not. (Para 11)

Registration Act, 1908; Section 82 and 83 – Prosecution may be lodged by or with the permission of the Sub-Registrar in whose territory the offence has been committed. (Para 12)

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