[UAPA] Magistrate cannot extend chargesheet deadline under Section 43D(2)(b) proviso: Supreme Court dismisses review petition

Such power under Section 43D(2)(b) of the UAPA would be with a special court set up under the NIA Act and in the absence of such special courts, with the sessions court, the order under challenge had held.
[From L to R] Justice S Ravindra Bhat, Justice UU Lalit and Jutsice Bela M Trivedi
[From L to R] Justice S Ravindra Bhat, Justice UU Lalit and Jutsice Bela M Trivedi

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a review petition against its 2021 order that ruled that a Magistrate does not have the jurisdiction to extend the deadline for completion of investigation and filing of chargesheet in cases under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) [State of Madhya Pradesh v. Sadique and Others].

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