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Bombay High Court refuses ‘Force Majeure’ Exemption to Steel Importers; says Steel declared as ‘Essential Service’ during Lockdown

The Bombay High Court refused to grant ‘Force Majeure’ exemption to a set of steel importers, who had sought to restrain the encashment of their Letter of Credits by Korea-based exporters. The companies had approached the High Court under Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, stating that the

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Bombay High Court: Awareness in stipulated time can avoid drastic steps such as applying NSA against persons obstructing Health Workers

The Bombay High Court has observed that taking of timely awareness steps can avoid “drastic measures” such as application of the National Security Act against those obstructing health workers treating COVID-19. Justice Prasanna B Valare made this observation taking note of press reports about the invocation of NSA against persons

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Bombay HC: No Legal Search could be accomplished without a Warrant, Govt. to pay Rs. 25000 Compensation and can recover from Police Officers who conducted illegal search

The Bombay High Court ruled that conducting a search without warrant results in the breach of Right to Privacy. Court also fined state government Rs.25,000 payable to the aggrieved for conducting such illegal search. Facts of the Case The bench consisting two judges, Justice TV Nalawade and Justice SM Gavhane

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