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An HIV Positive Patient Can’t Be Punished For ‘Attempt To Murder’ For Sex Without Woman’s Consent: Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court ruled that an HIV positive patient can’t be convicted for an offence punishable under Section 307 of the IPC (attempt to murder), if he had sexual intercourse without woman’s consent. The Bench of Justice Vibhu Bakhru further observed that unprotected sexual engagement by an HIV positive person, when such a person is aware of the nature of his disease; he is liable to be punished under Section 270 of the IPC.

Asia Law Offices advised a major transnational strategic collaboration between its client, UAE-Based Pharmax Pharmaceuticals, and Swiss pharma major Acino Pharmaceuticals.

ALO represented Pharmax in the structuring and closure of entire transaction documents of the significant collaboration.

The collaboration framework extends to licensing, manufacturing, and supply of Acino formulations within the gastroenterology and the cardiovascular space throughout the Middle East and Africa.