A party asserting that the arbitration agreement is not sufficiently stamped must establish, with reference to the rule, the basis of the insufficiency.

     Updates by Kushager Relhan

Nirman Panchvati Developers Pvt. Ltd. and another v. Wellcity Real Estate Pvt. Ltd. and others (https://indiankanoon.org/doc/109727706/) Bombay High Court; Single-judge bench, GS Patel J, decided on 02 March 2020   A. PREFACE On 10 April 2019, in Garware Wall Ropes v. Coastal Marine Constructions & Engineering Ltd., (2019) 9 SCC

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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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An agreement with arbitration clause, stamped elsewhere, if brought in Maharashtra, will have to be stamped again even if arbitration is the only thing to happen in Maharashtra; arbitration is a thing done or to be done under Maharashtra Stamp Act (Bombay High Court)

     Updates by Gunjan Soni

Satyanarayana & Co. v. West Quay Multiport Private Limited, 2019 SCC OnLine Bom 4595 Bombay High Court; single judge bench, G.S. Patel J.; decided on 22 November 2019 An agreement between the petitioner and the respondent, stamped in Andhra Pradesh, had an arbitration clause. Based on this, the petitioner made

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Categories: Arbitration agreement  |  Severability |  Stamp duty |  Stamping of arbitration agreement |  thing done or to be done