Part I of the ACA, 1996 applies to statutory arbitrations under Gujarat Public Works Contracts Disputes Arbitration Tribunal Act, 1992 except if there is any inconsistency between the two; power to order interim measures not inconsistent, hence powers under Section 17, ACA also available to the statutory Tribunal.

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State of Gujarat and another v. Amber Builders; Civil Appeal No. 8307 of 2019 Supreme Court of India; 2-judge bench, Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose, JJ.; decided on 08 January 2020 Preface Section 2(4) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (“ACA”) makes Part I of the ACA applicable to

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Court can grant relief under Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 even if the document containing the arbitration agreement is insufficiently stamped (Bombay High Court) [Note: the issue is pending in the Supreme Court in another matter]

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IREP Credit Capital Pvt. Ltd.  v. Tapaswi Mercantile Pvt. Ltd. and another; 2019 SCC OnLine Bom 5719 Bombay High Court; Single-judge bench, Bombay High Court, G.S. Patel, J.; decided on 20 December 2019   Can a court grant relief under Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (“ACA”)

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