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Interception of phone calls only in case of public emergency/public safety: BHC

In an important ruling, the Bombay High Court recently ruled that the interception of the phone calls by the authorities is permitted only in the case of ‘public emergency’ or in the interest of ‘public safety’. Stating that the orders … Continue reading

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Parties should seek remedies under Arbitration Act: BHC

The Bombay High Court recently held that when remedies are available to a party seeking an injunction under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (“Act”), an anti-arbitration injunction cannot be obtained to circumvent provisions of the Act. A three judge … Continue reading

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Review petition maintainable before High Court: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that a review petition is maintainable before the High Court seeking review of a judgment against which the special leave petition has already been dismissed by the Supreme Court in limine. A Large (three) … Continue reading

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Reg. proprietor not entitled to injunction U/S 29(5) of the Trade Marks Act, 1999: BHC

In an important ruling, the Bombay High Court clarified that a proprietor of the registered trademark is not entitled to an injunction on a cause of action in infringement under Section 29(5) of the Trade Marks Act, 1999 (“Act”) where … Continue reading

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Notifications & Circulars issued by RBI are of statutory nature: BHC

The Bombay High Court recently held that notifications and circulars issued by the Reserve Bank of India are of statutory nature and therefore binding on all concerned parties. The Court said that the banking companies cannot act as per their … Continue reading

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Section 254(2A) third provisio declared unconstitutional: DHC

The Delhi High Court struck down an expression in third proviso to Section 254(2A) of Income Tax Act that stipulated Income Tax Appellate Tribunal has no power to grant extension of stay beyond 365 days even if the delay in … Continue reading

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Revenue could resile from settlement: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that there could be no settlement with an individual partner so as to discharge him from his obligation to pay the sales tax dues payable by the assessee-Firm, and hence Revenue could resile from … Continue reading

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No appeal against order u/S 8 Arbitration Act: BHC

The Bombay High Court recently ruled that an appeal against an order in an application under section 8 of The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (“Act”) in a civil suit is not maintainable under clause 15 of the Letters Patent. … Continue reading

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Postal ballot voting not applies to court-convened meetings: BHC

In one of the first rulings dealing with interpretation of provisions of new Companies Act, 2013, the Bombay High Court held that that the provisions for compulsory voting by postal ballot to the exclusion of an actual meeting do not … Continue reading

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Foreign decree needs to conform to CPC requirements: BHC

The Bombay High Court held that a foreign decree does not create a ‘debt’ that can be said to be ‘payable now’ against an Indian company if the foreign decree does not conform to the requirements of Section 13 of … Continue reading

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