Can plea for compensation under DV Act be quashed at stage of notice? Larger bench of Bombay High Court to decide

The judge found that there were divergent views on whether such applications could be quashed.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

A single-judge of the Bombay High Court has referred to a larger bench the question of whether applications for compensation under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (DV Act) can be quashed by the High Court during the initial stages of the matter before a magistrate [Lincen Louis Thommana & Ors v. Leena Lincen Thommana & Anr].

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