The Court held that appointment of an arbitral tribunal can either be with consent or parties or by an order of the court, there can be no third way.
The provision is practical and not pedantic in that agreements restricting enforcement of rights through arbitration is not considered a violation of this section. Also, agreements restricting parties from enforcing the contract through any other court other than the court to which exclusive jurisdiction has been conferred under the contract are considered valid.
As a newly found transport company, have you also wondered whether the Motor Transport Workers Act applies to your organization? Are you, as a team of entrepreneurs, also uncertain whether the definitions within the Act include your company too? In this article, we shall look at the major definitions within the Motor Transport Workers Act... Continue Reading →
At present, the central legislations on gaming in India are limited to the Gambling Act 1867 and the Prize Competitions Act, 1955. Applicable in 16 states and union territories, the Gambling Act excludes from its purview, those games which require skill. Empowered under List II of the Seventh Schedule of the Indian Constitution to regulate laws on betting and gambling, various states accordingly permit games which require skill, and prohibit those based purely on chance.
We often get asked by clients whether copyright registration is mandatory and if not – why is that the case? How are the protections offered different for a trademark versus that offered for a copyright. So we have put together a simple blog post outlining the general nature of copyright and why registration of copyright is not mandatory to get protection under law.