SC allows SLP directly against the order passed by the District Consumer Forum on issue Whether the criminal proceedings of District Consumer Forum is covered by Section 14 of the Code

SC allows SLP directly against the order passed by the District Consumer Forum on issue Whether the criminal proceedings of District Consumer Forum is covered by Section 14 of the Code

On 25.05.2021: Supreme Court allows SLP directly against the order passed by the District Consumer Forum on issue whether the criminal proceedings of District Consumer Forum was covered by Section 14 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 which is pending before SC in SLP(C) Nos. 3681-3682 of 2021 against order of High Court of Punjab and Haryana at Chandigarh (2021) ibclaw.in 09 HC.

“It is submitted that the issue as to whether the criminal proceedings of District Consumer Forum was covered by Section 14 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 is pending in this Court in SLP(C) Nos. 3681-3682 of 2021 wherein notices have been issued and interim protection is granted.

It is noticed that the said Special Leave Petitions are against the orders passed in writ petitions by the High Court, whereas in the present matter, the petitioner seeks to maintain this Special Leave Petition directly in this Court against the order passed by the District Consumer Forum, Bangalore. Be that as it may, in view of the submissions made and pendency of issue in this Court in the petitions above referred; and when the petitioner is shown to be in custody at present and when the, let notice be issued in this matter, returnable in two weeks. Dasti service, in addition to ordinary process, is permitted.”

On 01.03.2021, in Gurjeet Singh Johar & Anr. etc. Vs. Union of India & Ors., SLP(C) Nos. 3681-3682 of 2021, the Court held that

We have pronounced the Judgment in Civil Appeal No. 10355 of 2018 [P. Mohanraj & Ors. Vs. M/s Shah Brothers Ispat Pvt. Ltd.]1 (& batch) today only. Mr. K. V. Vishwanathan, learned senior counsel appearing for the petitioners, wishes to have a look at the Judgment.

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1 (2021) ibclaw.in 24 SC