Know your Show Cause Notice
By Advocate Balaji A Kamble / 2016-10-20
Show Cause Notice is a notice that asks a person to state a reasonable cause as to why a particular action shouldn’t be taken against him in regard to the defaulting act done by him.

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The Constitution of India provides that an accused has the Fundamental Right to defend himself when he is charged with any criminal allegations, on the basis of a principle followed in India that holds a person “ innocent until proven guilty ”. Show cause notice is formed closely on the same principal where a wrongdoer is given an opportunity to present himself with a reasonable excuse because of which such a wrongful act was committed.

What is a Show Cause Notice?

Show Cause Notice is a notice sent to any person by any authority i.e. government, employer, government employee’s, passport authority etc, in order to get a reply back with a reasonable cause as to why a particular action shouldn’t be taken against him in regard to the defaulting act done by him. Generally, it is used in order to provide the defaulter with a chance to present himself with a reasonable cause because of which he committed the wrongful act. Talk to the best civil lawyers in India to send a reply to a show cause notice.

Show Cause Notice In Indian Penal Code

The Court recently dealt with a petition under Section 482 CrPC praying for quashing of complaint against petitioner under Sections 195 and 211 IPC that is, for fabricating false evidence and false charge of offence with an intent to injure, respectively.

Show Cause Notice is a notice that asks a person to state a reasonable cause as to why a particular action shouldn’t be taken against him in regard to the defaulting act done by him.

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