Registrar Unlawful Activities Tribunal Delhi issues show cause notice to JKLF

The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Tribunal, Delhi has issued a show cause notice to Yasin Malik-led Jammu & Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), asking them to explain why their association, declared as unlawful, be not confirmed so under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.

In a communiqué issued from Registrar Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Tribunal, Delhi High Court Building, JKLF-Y has been served a notice under sub-section (2) of Section 4 of the Act giving them 30 days to explain why their association, declared as unlawful, be not adjudicated to be so and why an order confirming such declaration be not made under section 4(3) of the Act.

The Tribunal has asked JKLF to file objections/reply affidavits, before the next date of hearing of the Tribunal, to the Registrar Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Tribunal in Room No. 104, First Floor, ‘A’ Block Delhi High Court.

The Registrar has also asked for true English Translation in case the objections/reply and documents are in regional language.

The Tribunal in its communication has asked JKLF-Y to appear through a duly authorized person before the Tribunal on 30th May, 2019 at 3:00 PM in Court Room No. 26, Extension Block, Delhi High Court for further proceedings.

The Central Government had constituted a Tribunal comprising Justice Chander Shekhar, Judge of the High Court of Delhi, for adjudicating as to whether there is sufficient cause for declaring Jammu & Kashmir Liberation Front as an “Unlawful Association” as required by sub-section (1) of Section 4 of the said Act.

The Central Government had earlier in an order declared JKLF an “Unlawful Association” on 22nd March, 2019 vide Notification No. S.O. 1403(E).


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