Mediation under the Consumer Protection Act 2019

Chapter V of the Consumer Protection Act 2019 provides for the Mediation. It comprises of eight provisions - Sections 74 to 81. It has come into force from 20th July 2020. Recently, Supreme Court of India has directed all State Governments and Union Territories to take measures to establish Mediation Cells and enable e-filing of … Continue reading Mediation under the Consumer Protection Act 2019

Finance Bill 2015 – Union Budget 2015 – some of the proposals relating to Service Tax

Taxable service received by an exporter of goods from commission agent located outside India and engaged under a contract or agreement or any other document by the exporter in India, to act on behalf of the exporter, to cause sale of goods exported by him and used for export of goods was exempted, subject to … Continue reading Finance Bill 2015 – Union Budget 2015 – some of the proposals relating to Service Tax

SOME OF THE KEY HIGHLIGHTS OF THE UNION BUDGET 2015

Income Tax: Individual and firm's tax rate structure remains same. Wealth tax replaced with surcharge of 2% on tax with annual income above Rs. 1 crore (10 million) Transport allowance increased from Rs.800 to 1600 per month Limit of deduction on health insurance premium: increased from Rs.15,000 to 25,000 and for Senior Citizens from Rs.25,000 … Continue reading SOME OF THE KEY HIGHLIGHTS OF THE UNION BUDGET 2015

Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts and Commercial Courts Bill, 2015

The 253rd Report of Law Commission of India titled “Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts and Commercial Courts Bill, 2015”. The Report,  inter-alia, recommends  the establishment of Commercial Courts, and Commercial Divisions and Commercial Appellate Divisions in the High Courts in order to ensure speedy disposal of high value commercial suits. To … Continue reading Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts and Commercial Courts Bill, 2015