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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Consumer Protection Act, 1986, Section 24A-- Limitation - Loss or damage of insured goods - Insurer caused delay in settlement of consumer's claim - Held, limitation cannot be strictly construed where a supplier of goods or services caused delay in the settlement of consumer's claim...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, Section 34-- Arbitral award - Setting aside - Condonation of delay - Delay of 5 years and 8 months in assailing the award - Delay beyond period of 3 months 30 days not condonable - Delay not condoned - However, appeal dismissed with exemplary cost quantified at Rs.5 lakhs on account of abuse of judicial..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Consumer Protection Act, 1986, Section 24A-- Complaint - Bar of limitation - Insurance claim - Cause of action accrued in 6.8.1992, when due to heavy rain, loss and damage occurred to goods of insured - Insured lodged a claim with National Insurance on the very next day - However, National Insurance itself took more than two years in..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Work contract-- Escalation charges - Delay of 35 months in execution of work - Both defendant and plaintiff responsible for delay in execution of work - Plaintiff held, entitled to 50% escalation charges with 6% interest...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Service-- Dismissal - Illegal gratification - Appellant acquitted of all the charges levelled against him - Moreover allegations against appellant were made two years after the alleged demand of bribe - Dismissal from service set aside in view of fact that there was a considerable delay in levelling charges..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 161-- Delay of 30 days in recording statement of PW2 - Delay in recording his statement is not fatal to prosecution, as testimony of PW2 completely corroborates the version of eye witness in all material details of incident particularly since there was change of investigating officer...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- FIR - Delay in lodging - Murder case - Circumstances of case does not show that FIR is ante timed - Nor it is possible to disbelieve timing of FIR, as police constable went to scene of crime and seized the shirt before registration of FIR - There is also no requirement that FIR must be in the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Murder - Property dispute between family members - Testimony of sole eye/injured witness - Statement of PW1, is corroborated by not only PW29 and PW30 but also by medical evidence on record - FIR lodged promptly and copy of the same sent to Magistrate without any delay - All three accused were..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Section 35, 35A-- Exemplary costs - Frivolous litigation - Imposition of exemplary costs is a necessary instrument which has to be deployed to weed out, as well as to prevent the filing of frivolous cases - It is not merely a matter of discretion but a duty and obligation cast upon all Courts to ensure that legal..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Electricity Act, 2003, Section 125, Limitation Act, 1963, Section 5-- Appeal to Supreme Court - Delay of 71 days in filing appeal - Condonation of delay - Limitation for filing such appeal is 60 days - However, Supreme Court has jurisdiction to condone delay for a further period of not exceeding 60 days - Delay beyond such 60 days is uncondonable and it cannot be..........

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