Create appellate remedy to challenge confiscation of vehicles used in illegal cattle transport: Rajasthan High Court

The Court said the State should make a clarification and create a remedy for the aggrieved person to appeal against the order of the District Collector.
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A District Collector’s decision to confiscate a vehicle under Rajasthan Bovine Animal (Prohibition of Slaughter and Regulation of Temporary Migration or Export) Act, can only be challenged under the High Court’s writ jurisdiction and not by way of criminal proceedings, the Rajasthan High Court recently ruled [Rameshwar vs State of Rajasthan].

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