E-MOOT COURT

“proactively taking the initiative of empowering lawyers in Information and Communications Technology at this critical juncture is Commendable”

HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE Dr. Anil Kumar Upadhyay
JUDGE PATNA HIGH COURT 

“THE NUMBER OF HEARINGS [IN THE HIGH COURT] CAN BE INCREASED FROM 1 HEARING… TO MAYBE 10 HEARING PER JUDGE… IF ALL THE COUNSELS ARE ENGAGED IN THIS SORT OF [MOOT] HEARING.”

HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE MOHIT KUMAR SHAH,
JUDGE PATNA HIGH COURT

E-MOOT COURT PROBLEM

Can a Magistrate direct the police under Section 156 (3) Cr. PC to register an FIR in cases where Magistrate needs prior sanction of the state to take cognizance, for example in cases against public servants under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988? 
Argue for and against the proposition.