Monthly Archives: July 2013

Constitutionality of Section 364A of Indian Penal Code referred to Larger Bench: SC

In an interesting matter, the Supreme Court of India has referred a question to a Larger Bench (3 Judges) regarding the constitutional validity of Section 364A of Indian Penal Code (IPC). Section 364A IPC permits the courts to award capital … Continue reading

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Insurance Cos still liable in cases of non-endorsement of commercial vehicle in driving license: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that an insurance company cannot disown its liability on the ground that the driver of the vehicle (although duly licensed to drive light motor vehicle) did not endorse in the license to drive light … Continue reading

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Party can’t proceed under Arbitration Act if other has invoked arbitration proceedings under the agreement: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified that when one of the parties has invoked the jurisdiction of the International Chamber of Commerce and pursuant thereto an Arbitrator has already been appointed, the other party to the … Continue reading

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