Adjudication of Constitutional Validity - Impact of laws in other countries
Date: 09 Jul 2015

The Hon'ble Supreme Court has entertained the contention that in number of countries, criminal defamation has been abolished. The question, thus, emerged whether abolition of such a criminal action in other countries can really have any impact or effect when this Court adjudges or decides the constitutional validity of a statutory provision, regard being had to Indian Constitution which is written, controlled and organic Constitution.