Holding a Person as Partner – Doctrine of Holding Out in Partnership Act.

In this case the court held a person as partner, and hence liable for repayment of firm's debt the court went on to say that even though he was not proved to be formal partner - he could still under the doctrine of holding out (which is a species of estoppel) can be held to … Continue reading Holding a Person as Partner – Doctrine of Holding Out in Partnership Act.

Narotam Singh v. State of Punjab

Comment : J.Krishna Iyer at his eloquent best, commences with "when law of crimes rebels against social justice and leans towards narrow legalism - it becomes crime of laws and not law of crimes" Supreme Court of IndiaNarotam Singh vs State Of Punjab And Anr. on 11 January, 1978Equivalent citations: AIR 1978 SC 1542, 1978 CriLJ … Continue reading Narotam Singh v. State of Punjab

Whether Arbitration Awards are required to be compulsorily registrable ?

Comment : In a nutshell this decision holds that a private arbitration award is compulsorily registrable and ineffective without the same - but one obtained with intervention of court (reference) does not need to be.  Bombay High CourtChandrakant Maganlal Patel And ... vs Ishwarlal Ghelabhai Choksey And ... on 9 October, 1980Equivalent citations: AIR 1981 Bom … Continue reading Whether Arbitration Awards are required to be compulsorily registrable ?

Supreme Court on whether partition deeds are compulsory registrable ?

Comment : This case holds that partition - is a declaration of will as regards property - which effects a change in legal relation with property - hence is compulosrily registrable within the meaning of S.17 IRA. In absence of which it does not have any effect and cannot be recieved in evidence of the same. However … Continue reading Supreme Court on whether partition deeds are compulsory registrable ?