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Supreme Court Orders

Supreme Court hearings on the right to food (PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001) have been held at regular intervals since April 2001. Though the judgement is still awaited, interim orders have been passed from time to time. On this page you will find the text of these orders, accompanied in many cases by informal summaries. For a user-friendly introduction to the right to food case and the Supreme Court orders, see Supreme Court Orders on the Right to Food: A Tool for Action.

Partial List

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2012
Order of 17 September 2012 (Public Distribution System)
Order of 27 February 2012 (Homeless)

2011
Order of 14 May 2011 (TPDS, AAY)
Order of 10 January 2011 (TPDS)
Order of 7 January 2011 (Homeless)
Order of 3 January 2011 (Homeless)

2010
Order of 3 January 2010 (Homeless)
Order of 20 January 2010 (Homeless)
Order of 27 January 2010 (Homeless)
Order of 10 February 2010 (Homeless)
Order of 16 March 2010 (Homeless)
Order of 5 May 2010 (Homeless)
Order of 21 July 2010 (Homeless)
Order of 15 November 2010 (Homeless)
Order of 24 November 2010 (Homeless)
Order of 26 November 2010 (Homeless)
Order of 16 December 2010 (Homeless)
Order of 29 October 2010
Order of 6 September 2010
Order of 12 August 2010 (TPDS) [Hindi]
Order of 31 August 2010 (AAY) [Hindi]
Order of 27 January 2010
Order of 20 January 2010

2008
Order of 10 January 2008 (Public Distribution System)

2007
Order of 11 November 2007 (National Maternity Benefit Scheme and Janani Suraksha Yojana)
Order of 1 February 2007 (National Maternity Benefit Scheme and Janani Suraksha Yojana)

2006
Order of 13 December 2006 (Integrated Child Development Services)
Order of 12 July 2006 (Public Distribution System)
Order of 14 March 2006 (Public Distribution System)

2005
Order of 9 May 2005 (National Maternity Benefit Scheme)

2004
Order of 7 October 2004 (Integrated Child Development Scheme)
Order of 29 April 2004 (Integrated Child Development Scheme)
Order of 27 April 2004
Order of 20 April 2004
Order of 30 January 2004

2003
2002
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