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Latest News - September 2020 - Issue 03

Latest News - September 2020 - Issue 03

Hon’ble Supreme Court held that consideration on account of delay and limitation ought not to negate the right of appeal in hearing tin an accused. State of Odisha V. Surendra Mundra, Review Petition (Crl.) D No.4235 of 2020. Hon’ble Supreme Court held that Sec.50 of the NDPS act is applicable only in the case of personal search while affirming the conviction of an accused who was a temple priests. Jeet Ram V. Narcotics Control Bureau & Chandigarh, 2020 SCC OnLine SC 735.

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Latest News - September 2020 - Issue 02

Latest News - September 2020 - Issue 02

Hon’ble Supreme Court held that Bangalore Club one of the oldest Club in Bangalore is not liable to pay Wealth Tax under the Wealth Tax Act. The Bangalore Club must be regarded to be an association of person for the purpose of tax evasion provision in the Wealth tax as opposed to a charging provision in the Income Tax Act. M/s Bangalore Club V. The Commissioner of Wealth Tax, Civil Appeal No. 3064-71of2007. Hon’ble Supreme Court held that in Motor Accident Compensation Claims, consortium can be awarded to children and parents also. The award of compensation under the conventional head loss of love and affection is set aside. The Motor Accident Claim Tribunal shall recompute the amount payable and take further steps. The New Assurance Company Limited V. Somwati & Others, 2020 SCC OnLine SC 720.

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Latest News - September 2020 - Issue 01

Latest News - September 2020 - Issue 01

Hon’ble Supreme Court says that an appeal before it against an order which has been passed by the National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission in the course of execution proceedings is not maintainable under Sec.23 of the Consumer Protection Act. M/s Ambience Infrastructure Private Limited V. Ambience Island Apartment Owners, Civil Appeal No. 1213 - 1215 of 2017.

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Latest News - August 2020 - Issue 04

Latest News - August 2020 - Issue 04

Hon’ble Supreme Court held that an action instituted under Sec.31 of the Specific Relief Act, 1961 is not an action in rem, but an action in personam and therefore, arbitrable. Deccan Paper Mills Co. Ltd. V. Regency Mahavir Propertied & Co., 2020 SCC OnLine SC 655.

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