“I was wrong”, Gautam Patel J declares his earlier order per incuriam

Murali Krishnan March 17 2018
Gautam Patel

"Foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds", Justice Gautam Patel  of the Bombay High Court wrote in his order, while showing no hesitation in owning up to an error he made in a particular case.

Declaring a previous order passed by him on January 27, 2017 as per incuriam, Justice Patel in his order stated, “I was wrong”.

The issue addressed in the order of January 27 was whether the High Court on its . . .

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