Section 20 of The Arbitration Act I

It is settled law, that Section 20(1) and 20(2) where the word ‘place’ is used, refers to ‘juridical seat’, whereas in Section 20(3), the word ‘place’ is equivalent to ‘venue’. My Lord, What is the correct depiction of the practical considerations and the distinction between ‘seat’ [Sections 20(1) and 20(2)] and ‘venue’ [Section 20(3)]? This, […]

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Section 8 of The Arbitration Act III

My Lord, Does an application seeking extension of time for filing a written statement, constitute a “first statement on the substance of the dispute” within the meaning of Section 8 of The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996? No. “In Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd., (2006) 7 SCC 275 interpreting the expression “first statement on the substance of the […]

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