The appointment of sole-arbitrator by the Government in a dispute where one party is a government company (a public sector undertaking) is valid (Punjab & Haryana High Court)

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Reliance Infrastructure Ltd. v. State of Haryana and another Court: Punjab & Haryana High Court | Case Number: Civil Revision 7191 of 2019 | Citation: MANU/PH/0428/2020 | Currently not available | Judge: Alka Sarin J | Date: 03 June 2020 | Available at: https://indiankanoon.org/doc/157439483/ THE ARBITRATION CLAUSE AND APPOINTMENT OF

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Legal principles on appointment of sole arbitrator, as declared by the Supreme Court of India in various decisions, summarised (Bombay High Court)

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Lite Bite Foods Pvt. Ltd. v. Airports Authority of India, 2019 SCC OnLine Bom 5163 Bombay High Court, single–judge bench, G. S. Patel, J.; decided on 04 December 2019 The principle enunciated by the Supreme Court in Perkins Eastman Architect DPC v. HSSC (India) Ltd., 2019 SCC OnLine SC 1517

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A party to an agreement is dis-entitled to appoint a sole arbitrator on its own; and it will always be available to argue that a party or an official or an authority having interest in the dispute would be dis-entitled to appoint a sole arbitrator (Supreme Court)

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Perkins Eastman Architects DPC and another v. HSCC (India) Ltd., 2019 SCC OnLine SC 1517 Supreme Court of India, 2-judge bench, Uday Umesh Lalit and Indu Malhotra, JJ. decided on 26 November 2019 Background—the Supreme Court in TRF case held earlier that a person ineligible as a matter of law to

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