Allahabad High Court noted that the penalty order does not appear to bring out any conduct of the petitioner as may indicate or establish collusion between the petitioner and the importing dealer.
by Siddharth R. Gupta*
Cite as: 2024 SCC OnLine Blog Exp 2
“The principle aims of IBC are to promote investment, and resolution of insolvencies of corporate persons, firms, and individuals in a time bound manner. The IBC consolidated and amended a web of laws which had led to an ineffective and inefficient mechanism for resolution of insolvencies marked with significant delay”
“Natural justice is an important concept in administrative law. It is not possible to define precisely and scientifically the expression Natural Justice. The principle of natural justice or fundamental rules of procedure of administrative action, are neither fixed nor prescribed in any code”
by Kanishka Pandey†
Allahabad High Court has said that notice under Section 263 was prepared and uploaded on 28-03-2022 and the same was received on the fixed date and the impugned order dated 31-03-2022 has been passed in gross violation of the principles of natural justice.
Justice Alok Aradhe was sworn in as Chief Justice of Telangana High Court on 23-07-2023 by the Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan. He succeeded Justice Ujjal Bhuyan who has been elevated as a Judge in the Supreme Court of India. Justice Aradhe has formerly served as Judge in Karnataka, Jammu and Kashmir and Madhya Pradesh High Courts.
“The opportunity of hearing, which the Officer is statutorily required to give to the person against whom an adverse decision is contemplated, is not an empty formality, and is a well-recognised principle of audi alteram partem, which has rightly been incorporated in Section 75(3) and 75(4) of the CGST Act.”
Delhi High Court observed that repeated use of templated paragraphs, as though the principles of Natural Justice are mere rhetoric, is not permissible.
‘Audi alteram partem application cannot be impliedly excluded under the Master Directions on Frauds.’
Since the Odisha Lokayukta was not given any opportunity of being heard when the Division Bench of Orissa High Court set aside the inquiry order, the Supreme Court held the same as a manifest error in violation of the principles of natural justice.
In pharmaceutical patents, especially, additional care must be taken to ensure that, by being allowed to evergreen a patent beyond its expiry, the patent holder does not keep others, who may seek to deal in the patented product, out of the market. The ultimate sufferer, in such a situation, would be the ailing public, who seek access to the product.
The Delhi High Court held that Facebook posts cannot be treated as determinative of the location of a person at a particular point of time. Therefore, the Court set aside the order of Intellectual Property Appellate Board and restored the rectification petitions filed before the Intellectual Property Appellate Board for re-hearing.
Madras High Court: Anita Sumanth, J. set aside the impugned order which rejected a registration application filed under Section 22
Karnataka High Court: S.G Pandit, J. disposed of the petition leaving respondent-Railway authorities at liberty to take action against the catering services
Whether the National Green Tribunal has the power to exercise Suo Motu jurisdiction in discharge of its functions under the NGT Act, 2010?
Orissa High Court: A Division Bench of Mohammed Rafiq CJ and B. R. Sarangi J., allowed the petition quashing the impugned termination
Delhi High Court: Prathiba M. Singh, J., while addressing the grievance of UPSC aspirants in regard to cancellation of interviews to be held
Bombay High Court: A Division bench of Nitin Jamdar and Milind Jadhav, JJ., observed that there is no duty on the SEBI Board
Bombay High Court: A Division Bench of R.K. Deshpande and N.B. Suryawanshi, JJ., while addressing an issue with regard to the deduction of