Delhi High Court rules on pre and post-amendment Ss. 34, 36 Arbitration Act

The Delhi High Court’s Badar Durrez Ahmed and Ashutosh Kumar, JJ. delivered a significant judgment today on Section 36 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, a provision that was amended with retrospective effect in 2015.

According to the pre-amended section, the petitioners would have an automatic right of stay on the enforcement of an arbitral award once an application under S.34 (Application