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Lower Court Not in Jurisdiction to Try Actor Irfan Khan for Public Smoking



Lower Court Not in Jurisdiction to Try Actor Irfan Khan for Public Smoking

Jodhpur: Recently, the Rajasthan High Court dismissed cognizance initiated by lower court against actor Irfan Khan for smoking in a public place.

The matter pertains to a plea filed by the actor against the lower courts decision, wherein the Court considered the matter for hearing.

A bench of Justice GR Moolchandani observed that under the Prohibition of Smoking in Public Places Rules, 2008, a complaint can be lodged only by an authorized officer. Hence, in the present case, the lower Court did not have jurisdiction to try and hear the matter.

Irfan Khan
Prohibition of Smoking in Public Places Rules 2008
Rajasthan High Court

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