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Amendment in Negotiable Instrument Act: Govt

The President of India has promulgated the Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015 (No.6 of 2015) on 15th June, 2015. The Ordinance provides for determination of territorial jurisdiction of courts for trying cases relating to offence of dishonour of cheques under … Continue reading

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Parent lines of extant hybrid varieties not ‘novel’: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently ruled that the parent lines of the extant hybrid varieties cannot be considered as ‘novel’ plant varieties for the purposes of registration under the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act. The Court said … Continue reading

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Power of patent revocation discretionary u/S 64(1): DHC

The Delhi High Court recently ruled that the power of the Controller of Patents to revoke a patent under Section 64(1) of the Indian Patents Act, 1970 (“Act”) is discretionary and such revocation is not automatic. The Court said, “….. … 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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Principal Civil or High Court in State is ‘court’ under Arbitration Act: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified that only the Principal Civil Court of original jurisdiction in a district or a High Court having original civil jurisdiction in the State can be termed as “court” for the … Continue reading

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Transfer of possession not essential under a gift: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified that the ‘transfer of possession’ of immovable property under a gift is not an essential prerequisite under Transfer of Property Act (“Act”) and does not affect the validity of a … Continue reading

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