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Practise of Delayed SLPs only to Obtain a Certificate of Dismissal and Put a Quietus to the Matter deprecated by the SC [READ ORDER]

Lawstreet Journal 1 Sep 2020 10:07pm

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In the case of M. Srinivasa Rao v The State of A.P., Thru A.C.B., Vijayawada, which was disposed of on 28-08-2018 by the Honourable Smt Justice T. Rajan.

In the present special leave petition filed by the State of Andhra Pradesh in the above matter, the Supreme Court bench comprising of Hon'ble Mr. Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul along with Hon'ble Mr. Justice Ajay Rastogi and Hon'ble Mr. Justice Aniruddha Bose ordered the dismissal of the petition on the ground of delay.

“State of Andhra Pradesh does it again! The incorrigible inefficiency in filing appeal is apparent from page 78 where the present special leave petition has been filed after a delay of 455 days. In view of Post Master General & Ors. v.Living Media India Ltd. & Anr. reported in (2012) 3 SCC 563 there are no more acceptable excuses. These are matters brought before the Court only to obtain a certificate of dismissal to put a quietus to the matter. We strongly deprecate the same.”

While taking view of the case of Post Master General & Ors. v.Living Media India Ltd. & Anr. where the court held that the proper time to tell all the govt bodies, their agencies, and instrumentalities that unless they need a reasonable and acceptable explanation for the delay and there was Bonafide effort, there's no got to accept the standard explanation that the file was kept pending for several months/years, thanks to a considerable degree of procedural red-tape in the process. The government departments are under a… Continue Reading...


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