scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Gujarat HC admits pleas challenging anti-land grabbing act’s constitutionality

The court granted the state the option of filing separate affidavits so far as factual averments of the cases are concerned, while filing a common affidavit as far as the legal averments are concerned.

By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad |
July 29, 2021 5:44:52 am
gujarat high court, coast guard, indian coast guard, gujarat coast guard dismissed, indian express newsGujarat High Court. (File photo)

Admitting several pleas challenging the constitutionality of the Gujarat Land Grabbing (Prohibition) Act, the Gujarat High Court on Wednesday granted the state six weeks’ time to respond to the pleas.

With each of the plea also seeing different set of facts, the court granted the state the option of filing separate affidavits so far as factual averments of the cases are concerned, while filing a common affidavit as far as the legal averments are concerned.

The provisions of the Gujarat Land Grabbing (Prohibition) Act 2020 as well as Rules have been challenged, including the provision which provides limitless powers to special courts under the Act, as well as the provision which permits retrospective application of offence.

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest Ahmedabad News, download Indian Express App.

  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement