MISA- Pleasure of Indefinite Detention

MISA Pleasure of Indefinite Detention Mohan Ram In its latest judgment involving the Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) the Supreme Court (in Hardhan Salia vs the Stale of West Bengal and others and Madan Ial Agrawala vs the State of West bengal and others) held on August 21 that none of the provisions of the MISA violated the Constitution. Individual cases in which authority given to officials under the Act had not been properly exercised or- the procedures prescribed had not been correctly followed could, however, be brought to the notice of the courts. The limited parameters of court intervention have thus been defined in the judgment.

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