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Feb 06 1923 (PC)

Tulsi Tolini Vs. Emperor

Court : Kolkata

Decided on : Feb-06-1923

Reported in : AIR1923Cal596,72Ind.Cas.372

1. the petitioner, tulsi tolim, has been convicted of an offence punishable under section 54a of act iv of 1866 calcutta police act. that section runs as follows : 'whoever has in his possession, or conveys in any manner, or offers for sale ..... or pawn, anything which there is reason to believe to have been stolen or fraudulently obtained, shall, if he fails to account for such possession or act to the ..... provisions of section 237, criminal procedure code, alone are sufficient and it is, therefore, unnecessary to consider whether the offence punishable under section 54a of the calcutta police act is a minor offence to that of retaining stolen property, punishable under section 411, indian penal code. nor need we consider whether the double ..... doubtful whether the court could draw this inference and the court might draw the inference that an offence punishable under section 54a of the calcutta police act had been committed, the accused might have been charged at the trial with both, those offences under section 236 and this conviction would ..... been tried under the provisions of section 236 on charges of offences punishable under section 380, indian penal code, and section 54a of the calcutta police act and that, therefore, under section 237 she could be convicted of the offences punishable under the latter section though she was not changed with .....

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May 15 1923 (PC)

Kripal Singh Vs. Emperor

Court : Kolkata

Decided on : May-15-1923

Reported in : AIR1924Cal231,81Ind.Cas.940

..... carrying of kirpans, the blade of which is more than nine inches, should not be allowed, and that the prohibitory orders issued under the provisions of section 62a of the calcutta police act should apply to kirpans, the blade of which is more than nine inches long.8. as remarked above, we are only concerned in this case with the question of the ..... is concerned, however fascinating or interesting may be the history referred to above, the short point that we have to consider is whether, or not, under the provisions of the calcutta police act, the learned magistrate was right in making the order which he did. mr. chatterjee has referred to the proclamation of 1858. in our opinion the words of the proclamation of ..... sentence which really gives the key to the meaning of what follows in the proclamation.7. now, tinder the provisions of the calcutta police act, it appears that a notification was issued on the 21st october 1922, by which the commissioner of police prohibited the carrying of daggers, spears, swords, bludgeons, lathis or guns or other offensive weapons in any public place, in the ..... the purview of the prohibition of weapons mentioned in the notification issued under the provisions of section 62a of the calcutta police act. we do not wish to follow the learned counsel for the applicant into a minute discussion of the indian arms act rules, because in our opinion no useful purpose will be served thereby. the relevant section, in our opinion, is section .....

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Mar 02 1923 (PC)

W. Rebeiro Vs. Elias E.M. Jacob

Court : Kolkata

Decided on : Mar-02-1923

Reported in : AIR1923Cal553,77Ind.Cas.623

..... appears to be as follows. this letting to him was not a case of first letting and does not come under section 2(f)(ii) of the calcutta rent act. that this letting of the particular combination of rooms cannot be considered to be a first letting. these rooms bad been let out before when the entire ..... a part of which has been or is sublet', whereas there are no provisions corresponding to sub-section (2) of section 13 of the bombay act in section 15 of the calcutta rent act. that is so that in the first place, the observations of setalvad, j., were not based upon the provisions of sub-section (2) ..... v, c. 97, 1915) but it has not been shown me that as far as this particular point is concerned, there, is any difference between the calcutta act and the english.24. no doubt in section 2(e) 'premises' means any building or part of a building and from this it is argued that this particular ..... of section 13 of the bombay act, and secondly i think that the provisions of sub-section 3(a) of section 15 of the calcutta rent act viz., that this rent controller may fix the standard rent at such amount as having regard to the provisions ..... of this act, and the circumstances of the case, he deems just, would include a consideration of the ' .....

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Feb 23 1923 (PC)

Tulsi Telini Vs. King-emperor

Court : Kolkata

Decided on : Feb-23-1923

Reported in : AIR1924Cal64

..... my learned brothers. mr. justice newbould and mr. justice suhrawardy.4. the first ground upon which the rule was granted was that the conviction under section 54-a of the calcutta police act was illegal, having regard to the fact that the only charge framed against the petitioner was one under section 380 of the indian penal code, and the other ground was ..... ornaments, were stolen property. and as the accused has not given a satisfactory explanation of her possession of the same, i find her guilty under section 54-a of the calcutta police act of being in possession of property reasonably suspected to be stolen' : and he sentenced her to three months' imprisonment.3. the petitioner obtained a rule from this court which was ..... application to the privy council.2. it appears that the petitioner was charged, under section 380 of the indian penal code, in the court of the fourth presidency magistrate of calcutta. the magistrate came to the conclusion that he could not convict her on the charge of theft or of receiving stolen property. he then proceeded to say - 'but at the ..... of session may, in any case, whether there be an appeal on conviction or not, direct that any person be admitted to bail, or that the bail required by a police officer or magistrate be reduced' : and, he called in aid of his argument the case of queen empress v. subrahmania ayyar (1900) 24 mad. 161. in my judgment that case .....

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Feb 23 1923 (PC)

Tulsi Telini Vs. Emperor

Court : Kolkata

Decided on : Feb-23-1923

Reported in : 72Ind.Cas.362

..... by my learned brothers mr. justice newbould and mr. justice suhrawardy.4. the first ground upon which the rule was granted was, that the conviction under section 54a of the calcutta police act was illegal having regard to the facts that the only charge framed against the petitioner was one under section 380 of the indian penal code, and the other ground was ..... , especially the ornaments, were stolen property. and as the accused has not given satisfactory explanation of her possession of the same, i find her guilty under section 54a of the calcutta police act of being in possession of property reasonably suspected to be stolen, and he sentenced her to three months imprisonment.3. the petitioner obtained a rule from this court which was ..... application to the privy council.2. it appears that the petitioner was charged under section 380 of the indian penal code, in the court of the fourth presidency magistrate of calcutta. the magistrate came to the conclusion that he could not convict her on the charge of theft or of receiving stolen property. he then proceeded to say: 'but at the ..... of session may, in any case, whether there be an appeal on conviction or not, direct that any person be admitted to bail, or that the bail required by a police officer or magistrate be reduced' and he called in aid of his argument the case of queen-empress v. subrahmania ayyar 24 m. 161 : 2 weir 657 which is reported .....

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May 11 1923 (PC)

Suresh Chandra Ghose Alias Barka Vs. Emperor

Court : Kolkata

Decided on : May-11-1923

Reported in : 74Ind.Cas.261

..... made under that code. the diary, he contends, and this point has not been disputed by mr. orr who appeared for crown, was prepared under section 47(a) of the calcutta suburban police act (iii of 1888)--the offence in question having been committed in bhowanipur which falls within the area covered by the suburban ..... police act and that the diary in question being prepared under section 47(a) of the suburban police act there is no question that a privilege attaches to it, that section 172 has no application and that, therefore, the accused person would be entitled ..... to rise those statements, recorded by the police officer, of witnesses who have been examined in the case, to contradict those witnesses ..... court and to use them to contradict the statements made by these witnesses under the provisions of section 145 of the evidence act. the finding and sentence must be set aside and the case be sent back to the learned police magistrate to pass orders after allowing the accused an opportunity of cross-examining and contradicting the statements of those witnesses by .....

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Dec 17 1923 (PC)

Bhimraj Bania Vs. King-emperor

Court : Kolkata

Decided on : Dec-17-1923

Reported in : AIR1924Cal698,83Ind.Cas.500

..... to be a danger to or cause or to be likely to cause alarm to the inhabitants or to any section of the inhabitants of calcutta the commissioner of' police shall make a report to the local government with a recommendation that such person or gang or body of persons be dealt with under the ..... is so that we have jurisdiction under the section, if it is not so then we have no jurisdiction.17. in my reading of the goondas act, the act has not created any court but has only provided a certain procedure for dealing with goondas.18. this being so, i think that we have no ..... he has not been prejudiced (2) that this court has no jurisdiction to deal with the application in its revisional jurisdiction and that proceedings under the act are executive acts done by an authority which is not a court subject to the superintendence of this court. (3) that in any case the order which has ..... and 439 of the code of criminal procedure and clause 28 of the letters patent. under the provisions of the goondas act, 1923, section 3, whenever it shall appear to the commissioner of police that any person is a goonda or a member of: a gang or body of goondas and is residing within or ..... respect of a bailable offence committed by him within the jurisdiction of such magistrate.16. i find it difficult to understand how these provisions of the goondas act convert the secretary to the local government issuing the warrant into an inferior criminal court within the provisions of section 435 of the code of criminal procedure .....

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May 11 1923 (PC)

Suresh Chandra Ghose Vs. Emperor

Court : Kolkata

Decided on : May-11-1923

Reported in : AIR1924Cal542

..... under that code. the diary, he contends, and this point has not been disputed by mr. orr who appeared for the crown, was prepared under section 47(a) of the calcutta suburban police act (iii of 1888) - the offence in question having been committed in bhowanipur which falls within the area covered by the suburban ..... police act and that the diary in question being prepared under section 47(a) of the suburban police act there is no question that a privilege attaches to it, that section 172 has no application and that, therefore, the accused person would be entitled ..... to use those statements, recorded by the police officer, of witnesses who have been examined in the case, to contradict those witnesses ..... who had given evidence before the magistrate under section 145 of the evidence act. mr. orr contended that, if the accused person desired to use the document to contradict the .....

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Jun 11 1923 (FN)

Farmers and Merchants Bank Vs. Federal Res. Bank

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jun-11-1923

..... authorizing payment in such exchange drafts only as had customarily been used in remitting for checks. so construed the statute is merely an exercise of the police power, by which the banking business is regulated for the purpose of protecting the public, and promoting the general welfare. noble state bank v. ..... and the federal reserve banks. nor does it interfere with the exercise of any power conferred upon either. it is therefore consistent with the federal reserve act and with the federal constitution. reversed. mr. justice van devanter and mr. justice sutherland dissent. [ footnote 1 ] see annual reports of the ..... obtain payment except by incurring serious expense, as in presenting checks by special messenger at a distant point. furthermore, the checks which the act declares reserve banks may receive for collection are limited to those "payable on presentation." the expression would seem to imply that the checks ..... the conditions by insisting upon making charges against the federal reserve banks, the result will simply be, so far as the federal reserve act is concerned, that, since the federal reserve banks cannot pay these charges, they cannot clear or collect checks on banks demanding such payment ..... the board could offer to all banks inducements adequate to secure their consent to par clearance. a further amendment to 13 was thereupon secured by act of june 21, 1917, c. 32, 4, which provided, among other things, that federal reserve banks: reserve banks could not, under the .....

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Jan 31 1923 (PC)

Saleh Abraham Vs. Manekji Cowasji

Court : Kolkata

Decided on : Jan-31-1923

Reported in : AIR1924Cal57,75Ind.Cas.521

..... be disposed of on one ground.11. it was said in the first place that the plaintiff was a 'landlord' as denned by section 2, clause (c)of the calcutta bent act 1920 and reliance was placed upon the words 'any person for the time being entitled to receive rent in respect of any premises, whether on his own account, or on ..... , therefore, this appeal must be dismissed with costs.richardson, j.25. this appeal raises a question under the calcutta rent act (bengal act iii of 1920) which was passed, as the preamble states, with the object of restricting temporarily the increase of rents in calcutta. the act came into force on the 5th may, 1920, with a life limited to a period of three years ..... whether under these circumstances the lease granted by mr. cohen to, the plaintiff could be enforced.17. the object of the rent act, as stated is the preamble, was to restrict temporarily the increase of rents in calcutta. the act provided for the fixing of a standard rent. in this case it was fixed at rs. 85 which the defendant was all along ..... held as follows : 'i do not think it is enough that a plaintiff in order to defeat a plea under the calcutta bent act should merely say that he desires the premises bona fide for his own occupation. the word in the act is not 'desire' but 'require.' this, in my opinion, involves' something more than a mere wish and it involves an .....

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