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Promoter/Buyer can terminate real estate agreement; Agreement for Sales Rules notified: Govt.

Union Government has notified the Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Agreement for Sale Rules, 2016 applicable to the Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Lakshadweep and Chandigarh. Agreement for Sale Rules notified by … Continue reading

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Unwed mother can be a guardian of her child: SC

The Supreme Court of India has held that an unwed mother can be appointed as the legal guardian of her child without the consent of the father. “It is thus abundantly clear that the predominant legal thought in different civil … Continue reading

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Interest not payable if agreed by parties: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that a party is not liable to pay interest to the other party if they have decided against paying interest on the amounts payable in the contract. “When parties to the contract had agreed … Continue reading

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Currency conversion date from date of passing of decree: DHC

In an important decision regarding enforcement of arbitral awards, the Delhi High Court held that the relevant date for currency conversion of the sum awarded would be the date of passing of a decree. Relying on an earlier Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Government ‘owner’ of vehicle under requisition: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified that a vehicle under requisition by the State Government under Motor Vehicles Act (“Act”) from the owner makes it (government) a ‘owner’ of such vehicle till it parts with the … Continue reading

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Amount deposited in a decree to be adjusted first towards interest: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified that the amount deposited by the judgment debtor in a decree is to be adjusted first towards interest and not towards principal decretal amount. Going through a plethora of its … Continue reading

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US SC lays framework on party’s standing to sue for false advertisement under Lanham Act

The United States Supreme Court clarified that the appropriate analytical framework for determining a party’s standing to maintain an action for false advertising under the Lanham Act extends to those who fall with­in the ‘zone of interests’ protected by that … Continue reading

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