Delhi HC issues notice in challenge to mandatory pre-suit mediation under Commercial Courts Ordinance, 2018

Meera Emmanuel August 1 2018

The Delhi High Court has issued notice in a petition challenging the premature introduction of Section 12A of the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018.

This provision mandates that parties first go for pre-institution mediation before resorting to litigation, when their commercial suits do not require urgent relief.

The Bench of Justices Ravindra Bhat and AK Chawla on Monday issued notice in the petition filed by . . .

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