Vishal Puri vs Union Of India on 11 April, 2017

CORAM:
HON’BLE THE CHIEF JUSTICE
HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE JAYANT NATH
J U D G M E NT
: MS. G. ROHINI, CHIEF JUSTICE

1. The petitioner who is facing trial before the Court of Additional
Special Judge for NDPS cases, Sessions Court, Jalgaon District in DRIF.
No.DRI/MZu/C/Inv-12/2013-14 has filed the present writ petition
challenging the inclusion of ‘Ketamine’ in the list of Psychotropic
Substances specified in the Schedule to the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic
Substances Act, 1985 vide Notification dated 10.02.2011 of the Ministry of
Finance, Government of India. The petition also seeks to challenge the
consequential Notification dated 21.06.2011 specifying the ‘small’ and
‘commercial’ quantity of Ketamine as ’10 gms’ and ‘500 gms’ respectively
for the purpose of penal provisions under the Act.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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