Legal Update as on 30.12.2022

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  1. NCDRC – LANDOWNER JOINTLY & SEVERALLY & DEVELOPER RESPONSIBLE FOR SERVICE DEFICIENCY – According to the National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC), the landowner and developer are both equally and severally accountable for any compensation due in the event of a service deficiency.
    PRASHANT TELKAR AND VIJETA KALGHATGI & 51 ORS V. ND DEVELOPERS PVT. LTD & 5 ORS
  1. DOCUMENTS ISSUED BY PUBLIC SERVANTS ARE SUPPOSED TO BE IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN, ACCORDING TO J&K&L HC. – The Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court stated that records produced by a public worker are intended to be in the public domain while overturning an order instructing the Anti-Corruption Bureau to investigate how the litigant obtained the detention order prior to its execution.
    MOHD YOUSUF VS UT OF J&K.
  1. CAL HC – WHEN REEVALUATING A BIDDER’S ELIGIBILITY, THE AUTHORITY MUST MAINTAIN THE FAIRNESS OF THE PROCESS. – The Calcutta High Court decided that the tendering authority cannot merely reiterate its former decision and that it must uphold fairness of the process and satisfy the standard of probity while re-evaluating a bidder’s eligibility.
    RELIABLE FACILITY SERVICES PRIVATE LIMITED & ANR. V. CHITTARANJAN NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE & ORS.,
  1. NCDRC – REFUND ENTIRE AMOUNT PAID FOR FLAT DUE TO DEFICIENCY IN SERVICE, NCDRC TO TATA HOUSING – Due to a lack of service on the side of TATA Housing in not providing possession, the National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has ordered TATA Housing Development Pvt. Ltd. to reimburse the total amount placed by complainants plus interest at 9% per year.
    RAJ CAPRIHAN & ANR. V. TATA HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CO. LTD.
  1. US FEDERAL COURT PERMITS SIKHS IN MARINE CORPS’ BOOT CAMP TO WEAR BEARDS AND UNSHORN HAIR – While a district court more thoroughly considers the merits of a challenge against the elite unit’s boot camp grooming rule of cutting hair and shaving beards, the United States Federal Court has ordered the Marine Corps to permit Sikh recruits with unshorn hair and beards to immediately begin basic training.
    JASKIRAT SINGH, ET. AL. V. DAVID H. BERGER, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS THE COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS, ET. AL. [U.S. COURT OF APPEALS)

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