Subordinate legislation ultra vires to Parent Act
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“If a rule is challenged as being ultra vires, the Court must, firstly, determine and consider the source of power, secondly, the meaning of the subordinate legislation, and that whether the subordinate legislation is consistent with and within the scope of the delegated power.”

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“The fact that a particular packing machine is operated only for few days during the month does not result in the duty liability being proportionately reduced or enhanced.”

bombay high court
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Bombay High Court allowed the petitioner to avail the remedy of appeal under Section 406 of MMC Act assailing the impugned assessment orders within 4 weeks, to be adjudicated by appellate authority on merits.

‘Additional Special Road Tax not manifestly unjust’; Supreme Court upholds validity of Section 3A (3) of Himachal Pradesh Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1972
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The State of Himachal Pradesh had appealed against the High Court’s decision which held Section 3A (3) of Himachal Pradesh Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1972 as ultra vires of the powers conferred upon the State Government under the Constitution of India. The Supreme Court set aside the said judgment of Himachal Pradesh High Court upholding the validity of Section 3A (3) and related notifications.

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    Allahabad High Court: In a writ petition filed against the order passed by the Collector under Section 98(1) of U.P.

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    Delhi High Court: In a petition filed challenging the vires of Rule 14 of Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare

Orissa High Court
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Disclosure is the norm and refusal to information, an exception

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Calcutta High Court:  Rajasekhar Mantha, J. disposed of a petition observing that the Supreme Court is the only authority to clarify  whether

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Orissa High Court:  A Division Bench of S.K. Mishra and Savitri Ratho, JJ., dismissed the petition being devoid of merits. The instant

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Patna High Court: The Three-Judge Bench of Ashwani Kumar Singh, Birendra Kumar and Anil Kumar Upadhyay, JJ. disposed of an appeal arising

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Jammu & Kashmir High Court: A Single Judge Bench of Dhiraj Singh Thakur, J., dismissed a writ petition filed against the order

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Supreme Court of Zambia: An appeal was filed before a 3-Judge Bench comprising of M. Malila, C. Kajimanga and J.K. Kabuka, JJS.,

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Karnataka High Court: A Single Judge Bench comprising of Vineet Kothari, J., decided a writ petition filed under Articles 226 and 227