Invoking inherent powers under Section 151 CPC in cases involving fraud, What Calcutta HC heldJuly 18 2019
A commercial case involving claims of fraud before the Calcutta High Court recently prompted Justice Shekhar B Saraf to opine that High Courts must exercise its inherent powers under Section 151 of the Code of Civil Procedure (CPC) on equitable considerations, rather than confine to a narrow, pedantic view. The case before the Court involved a prayer for the grant of ad interim injunction to restrain the defendants in the suit from alienating their property.
In the judgment passed on Wednesday, Justice Saraf opined that . . .
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