The 2019 amendments, introducing Section 87 into the Arbitration and Conciliation Act and deleting Section 26 of the 2015 Amendment Act, violate Article 14 of the Constitution (Supreme Court)

     Updates by Meenakshi K. K. , Prashant Mishra

Hindustan Construction Company v. Union of India, 2019 SCC OnLine SC 1520 Supreme Court of India;  3-judge bench; Rohinton Fali Nariman, Aniruddha Bose and V. Ramasubramanian, JJ.; decided on 27 November 2019   BACKGROUND— THE AMENDMENTS IN 2015 AND 2019 The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (“ACA”) was amended in 2015,

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