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Infrastructure projects to TV commercial, here're the key court orders

A selection of key court orders

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The Supreme Court has stated that civil courts must refuse to grant an injunction against infrastructure projects “if it would impede or delay the progress of completion of any infrastructure project"

M J Antony
Price revision in input cannot be challenged

If a work contract mentions a fixed price for raw material, the price revision by the government cannot be called force majeure or act of god frustrating the agreement. The Supreme Court ruled thus in its judgment in Seamec vs Oil India. There was a contract to drill oil wells in Assam in1995 which was extended until 2000. Meanwhile, the government raised the price of high-speed diesel. Seamec demanded reimbursement of the increased price from Oil India. The demand was rejected, leading to arbitration. The award was in favour of the contractor but it

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First Published: May 24 2020 | 7:01 PM IST

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