NV International overruled; limitation governing appeals under Section 37 ACA clarified

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Government of Maharashtra v. M/s Borse Brothers Engineers & Contractors Pvt. Ltd. and connected matters  Court: Supreme Court of India | Case Number: Civil Appeal No. 995 of 2021 and two other connected matters | Citation: Currently not available | Bench: RF Nariman, BR Gavai and Hrishikesh Roy JJ |

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Categories: Appealable orders |  Section 13 Commercial Courts Act |  Section 37 |  Section 43 |  Set aside or refusing to set aside an arbitral award |  Setting aside arbitral award  

Power under Articles 226/227of the Constitution must be exercised in an arbitration case with exceptional rarity, where one party is left remediless, or a clear bad faith is shown by one of the parties. (Supreme Court)

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Bhaven Construction v. Executive Engineer, Sardar Sarovar Nigam Limited and Another Court: Supreme Court of India | Case Number: Civil Appeal No. 14665 of 2015 | Citation: 2021 SCC OnLine SC 8 | Bench: NV Ramana, Surya Kant, Hrishikesh Roy JJ | Date of decision: 6 January 2021   Bhaven

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Categories: Appointment of arbitrator |  Article 226 |  Article 227 |  Competence Competence |  Patent lack of inherent jurisdiction |  Perversity |  Power of superintendence over all courts by the High Court |  Section 16 |  Section 17 |  Section 37 |  Section 9 |  Self-contained code |  Special act v. general act |  Speedy disposal |  Test of perversity |  Time limit  

Is dismissal of a set-aside petition on limitation appealable? Though answering no, the Delhi High Court granted a certificate for appeal to the Supreme Court.

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Chintels India Limited v. Bhayana Builders Pvt. Ltd.   Court: Delhi High Court| Case number: FAO (OS) Comm. No. 68 of 2020 | Citation: Not available currently |Bench: Rajiv Sahai Endlaw and Asha Menon JJ | Date: 04 December 2020    Is an order dismissing a set-aside petition filed under

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Categories: Application for setting aside award |  Article 134 |  Certificate for appeal |  Condonation of delay |  Section 34 |  Section 34(3) |  Section 37 |  Sufficient cause  

Specific performance of a determinable contract cannot be granted nor can any injunction be issued to restrain the termination (Delhi High Court)

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      Inter Ads Exhibition Pvt. Ltd. v. Busworld International Cooperative Vennootschap Met Beperkte Anasprakelijkheid Court: High Court of Delhi | Case Number: FAO(OS) (COMM) 23/2020 | Citation: Not currently available | Judges: Hima Kohli and Asha Menon JJ | Date: 01 May 2020 | Available at: https://indiankanoon.org/doc/15135917/   A 2-judge bench

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Categories: Appealable orders |  Determinable contract |  Interim orders |  Section 37 |  Section 9 |  Termination of contract  

Standard for setting aside award; Grounds under section 34 to set aside an award are not attracted if the tribunal’s finding is plausible, neither perverse nor contrary to evidence (Supreme Court)

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The State of Jharkhand and others v. M/s HSS Integrated SDN and another, Special Leave to Appeal (sic Special Leave Petition) (C) No. 13117 of 2019 (non-reportable) Supreme Court, 2-judge bench, Arun Mishra and M.R. Shah, JJ.; decided on 18 October 2019   HSS Integrated and VKS Infra tech Management

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