• search

SC transfers two petitions of smoking scenes to Delhi HC

Written by: Staff
|

New Delhi, Mar 27 (UNI) The Supreme Court today transferred two petitions, challenging the validity of the Act banning smoking scenes in movies and the rules regulating tobbaco advertisements, pending in the Madras High Court to the Delhi High Court.

A bench comprising Chief Justice YK Sabharwal, Mr Justice CK Thakkar and Mr Justice RV Ravindran also ordered, that in the meantime, no petition on the issue shall be entertained by any other court. Film producer Mahesh Bhatt had filed a writ in Delhi High Court challenging the validity of the Act, banning smoking scenes in the movies, passed on November 30, 2005 and to be enforced with effect from April 1, 2006.

The Act was promulgated on the ground that smoking is injurious to health and it must be checked in the public interest.

UNI AKS/ SC DKS HT1500

For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X

Loksabha Results

PartyLWT
BJP+153198351
CONG+444488
OTH958103

Arunachal Pradesh

PartyLWT
BJP24024
CONG404
OTH606

Sikkim

PartyLWT
SDF6410
SKM2810
OTH000

Odisha

PartyLWT
BJD1080108
BJP24024
OTH14014

Andhra Pradesh

PartyLWT
YSRCP10248150
TDP16824
OTH101

TRAILING

Priya Dutt - INC
Mumbai North Central
TRAILING
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more