“When an ex-parte decree is passed, there are two remedies – either (a) file an application under Order 9, Rule 13; or (b) file an appeal under Section 96(2). The question to be considered is whether the two options are to be exercised simultaneously or can also be exercised consecutively. If the appeal under Section […]Read more "Order 9, Rule 13 of The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908"
“Section 48(1) of The Himachal Pradesh Value Added Tax Act, 2005: 48. Revision to High Court. (1) Any person aggrieved by an order made by the Tribunal under Sub-Section (2) of Section 45 or under Sub-Section (3) of Section 46, may, within 90 days of the communication of such order, apply to the High Court […]Read more "The Plea of Limitation XI: Inclusion of Section 5 of The Limitation Act, 1963"
“Appeal arises from the Judgment of a Learned Single Judge of the High Court of Calcutta by which the Respondent’s Application for condoning a delay of 514 days in filing an Application under Section 34 of The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 was allowed. This Court needs to assess whether the benefit of Sections 5 […]Read more "Section 34(3) of The Arbirtration Act"
‘Beyond which number is it strange if a delay is condoned?’ We have been hunting for the single noble equation. Ponnayal v. Karuppan (Dead), [Civil Appeals No. 9558-9559 of 2018] reflects the Appellant’s journey to the Supreme Court twice . The Appellant, first, appealed against a judgement of a HC, with a delay of 2088 days. The […]Read more "Condonation of Delay VI: 2088, 1405"
State of Jharkhand through SP, CBI occasioned a delay of 157, 113 and 222 days in filing appeals before the SC against Lalu Prasad [Crl. A. 394/2017], Sajal Chakraborty [Crl. A. 393/2017] & Dr. Jagannath Mishra [Crl. A. 395/2017]. It was submitted by Ram Jethmalani that the averments made in the applications seeking condonation of […]Read more "Condonation of Delay V: 157, 113, 222"
In Domestic Arbitrations, if an Order is Not Appealable under Section 37(1) of The Arbitration Act, it would not be subject to Appeal under The Letters Patent of a High Court. My Lord, Intra-Court Letters Patent Appeal [Clause 15 of The Letters Patent of High Court at Calcutta] against Single Judge Order on Application for […]Read more "Section 37 of The Arbitration Act"
“There is inordinate delay of 1186 days in filing the SLPs.” “There is gross delay of almost 3 1/2 years in challenging the judgment rendered in the Writ Appeal and no explanation much less cogent explanation has been given by the Appellant.” “There is no reason to condone the delay.” – Hon’ble Justice C. Nagappan, […]Read more "Condonation of Delay IV: 1186"