Dominion of India

Settlement Commission has no jurisdiction to grant immunity or waiver from the statutory liability to pay interest

Ratio of the Case: With effect from 1 June 2007 an amended provision was brought into force by which the Settlement Commission cannot any longer grant a waiver or immunity from the liability to pay interest. CLR Editorial Notes: The Petitioner is this case had challenged an order of the Settlement Commission under section 127 C (5) of… Read More

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Public Interest Litigation – An Analysis

By Manisha Sahu Student of LL.M 1st  Year , RML NLU, Lucknow Public-Interest Litigation is a creation of Judiciary. It is a Litigation for the protection of the public interest. In the words of some learned people we can say that public interest litigation in a litigation which can be file in any court of… Read More

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Customs – Search proceedings quashed by High Court as “reason to believe” absent

2013 (4) TMI 87 - BOMBAY HIGH COURT Other Citation: 2012 (286) E.L.T. 343 (Bom.) SAMADHAN STEEL TRADERS Versus UNION OF INDIA No. - Writ Petition No. 6043 of 2011 Dated - 14 August 2012 Reason for initiating search proceedings - Department conducted a search proceedings u/s 105 of Customs Act on a legal opinion… Read More

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Court duty bound to provide relief when called upon – is open to exercise jurisdiction, under Article 226

CLR Editorial Note: When the Constitution confers on the High Court the power to give relief, it becomes the duty of the court to give such relief and that the existence of an alternative remedy is not always a sufficient reason for refusing a party quick relief by way of a writ. Jurisdiction under Article 226… Read More

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