Service Rules on prevention of sexual harassment at workplace should not be given hyper technical interpretation: Supreme Court

The apex court implored courts to interpret service rules and statutory regulations governing prevention of sexual harassment at the workplace in a manner that metes out procedural and substantive justice.
Service Rules on prevention of sexual harassment at workplace should not be given hyper technical interpretation: Supreme Court
Justice DY Chandrachud, Justice AS Bopanna and Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday lamented that there is a rising trend of invalidating proceedings inquiring into sexual misconduct by resorting to hyper-technical interpretation of service rules [Union of India vs Mudrika Singh].

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