CAVEAT

Introduction The principles of natural justice form the touchstone of justice and fairness in any adjudicatory proceeding. The serving of notice is thereby considered a cardinal cannon of affording fair hearing to the involved parties. However, when a party is of the belief that a proceeding has already been or may be initiated against her, the resultant right to be served a notice before taking certain steps by the court of law has been envisaged in the provisions of Section 148-A of the CPC, 1908. It’s paramount significance can be…