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The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the government should give sanction to prosecute accused officials within 3 months.

If there is need for any consultation with the legal authorities, the government might give its sanction within 4 months.

However, the SC left it for Parliament to frame guidelines for giving sanction to prosecute officials.

The apex court gave its judgment on a petition filed by Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy. In his petition, Subramanian Swamy has said that the PMO took 16 months to give sanction to prosecute A Raja in the 2G scam.

 

 


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C.A.No. 1193/2012 Dr. Subramanian Swamy Vs. Dr. Manmohan Singh and another.
http://supremecourtofindia.nic.in/outtoday/39027.pdf

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Request to all
I request every member of legalindia if they give any brief of supreme court or any other court of india about their judgment or order i request all to paste the link (or at least put plaintiff/defendant name regarding case with year to identify and download over INTERNET)of complete order or judgment
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