Monthly Archives: January 2015

Questions as to interpretation of Constitution to be answered by larger Bench: SC

Dealing with the issue of illegal immigration into India from Bangladesh, the Supreme Court of India referred the following substantial questions as to the interpretation of the Constitution to be decided by a minimum of 5 Judges under Article 145(3) … Continue reading

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UOI directed to take steps regarding illegal immigration: SC

In an attempt to stop infiltration of illegal immigrants into India, especially into Assam, from Bangladesh, the Supreme Court of India issued the following directions to the Union of India and the State of Assam: – 1) The Union will … Continue reading

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Indian Govt amends Designs Rules, 2001

The Designs Rules, 2001 have been amended with effect from 30 December 2014 pursuant to the Designs (Amendment) Rules, 2014 (Amended Rules). http://goo.gl/VZoPwf

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Employer can seek recovery if its not arbitrary: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that an employer can seek recovery of monetary benefits wrongly extended to innocent employees only if the recovery is not iniquitous or arbitrary. “Orders passed by the employer seeking recovery of monetary benefits wrongly … Continue reading

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Shipper’s agent liable for demurrage: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the ship owner’s agent is liable to pay the demurrage charges and other dues of the port authority if the bill of lading or the delivery order is not endorsed or issued to … Continue reading

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Party can’t request for arbitration twice; res judicata applies: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that once a judicial authority has declined to refer the dispute pending before it to arbitration under The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (“Act”) and the said decision has become final, neither party to … Continue reading

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