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Arbitration clause has no existence in an unstamped agreement: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently held that an arbitration clause has no existence until the contract containing the arbitration clause is duly stamped. “When an arbitration clause is contained “in a contract”, it is significant that the agreement only … Continue reading

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Disputes relating to trust deed not amenable to arbitration: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India held that the disputes relating to trust, trustees and beneficiaries arising out of the trust deed and the Trust Act are not capable of being decided by the arbitrator despite existence … Continue reading

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CB search-cum-selection committee unconstitutional: MHC

In a recent ruling, the Madras High Court struck down the constitution of a search-cum-selection committee for making recommendations for appointment of members of the Copyright Board as unconstitutional as being violative of the basic structure of the Constitution of … Continue reading

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In-house arbitrators ineligible: DHC

In a blow to the practice of appointing continuing or retired officers as arbitrator by various organizations, the Delhi High Court struck down such practice in light of the recent Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2015. The Court said, “In … 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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