Court : Andhra Pradesh
Decided on : Nov-12-2001
Reported in : 2002(1)ALD210; 2002(1)ALD(Cri)137; 2002(1)ALT611; 2002CriLJ1105
..... the above said lands, that they prepared jaggery by crushing sugarcane and that while transporting 636 pieces of black jaggery weighing 10176 kgs which is agricultural produce to sell the same to jaggery merchants in bhongiri and suryapet of nalgonda districts, the lorry was seized by the respondents together with jaggery ..... of construction is subject to exceptions, just as it is not permissible to add words or to fill in a gap or lacuna. similarly it is of universal application that effort should be made to give meaning to each and every word used by the legislature. 69. in p.k. unni v. nirmala ..... order which prohibited export of food grains without permit is not attracted. the supreme court after referring to earlier judgments in mulkiat singh v. state of punjab, : 1970crilj750 , acquitted the appellants holding that: we say this because the question of distance assumes importance in the light of the decision of this ..... a stigma, even though an absolute discharge is given. if an offence carries a heavy penalty, the stigma will be correspondingly greater. (sweet v. parsley, 1970 ac 132 at 149). this is an important consideration in determining whether parliament intended to require mens rea. [r v. phekoo, (1981) 1 wlr 1117]. ..... the legislature. in doing so 'a judge must not alter the material of which the act is woven, but he can and should iron out the creases',70. in goodyear india ltd and ors. v. state of haryana and anr., , it is held: .it has always been said to be important to .....Tag this Judgment!