‘You Cannot Ask For A General Direction To Implement A Law’ : Supreme Court Dismisses PIL To Enforce Farmers Acts

first_imgTop Stories’You Cannot Ask For A General Direction To Implement A Law’ : Supreme Court Dismisses PIL To Enforce Farmers Acts Sanya Talwar27 Oct 2020 12:36 AMShare This – xThe Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL which sought directions to the Centra and States for enforcing the recently passed three Famers Acts.”You cannot ask for a general direction to implement the Act. You have to bring forth specific cases”, observed the Chief Justice of India, S A Bobde, while dismissing the PIL.The PIL filed by “Hindu Dharma Parishad” had also sought for directions…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL which sought directions to the Centra and States for enforcing the recently passed three Famers Acts.”You cannot ask for a general direction to implement the Act. You have to bring forth specific cases”, observed the Chief Justice of India, S A Bobde, while dismissing the PIL.The PIL filed by “Hindu Dharma Parishad” had also sought for directions to ban all protests and agitation against Farmers Acts. The bench also issued notice on two other petitions which challenged the constitutionality of the three laws : –  Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020 Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and facilitation) Act, 2020 and Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act 2020.Those petitions were filed by D K Dhakkad, a Madhya Pradesh-based farmer and Bharatiya Kisan Party.Senior Advocate Vivek Thankha, appearing for Dhakkad, submitted that the farmers’ laws were in conflict with the Madhya Pradesh laws on Agriculture Produce Marketing Committees.Two weeks ago, the CJI-led bench had issued notice on two other PILs against the Acts.Next Storylast_img

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