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The Bombay High Court stayed order directing an Architect to return his Certificate

Lawstreet Journal 14 Jul 2020 8:11pm

Image courtesy: Lawstreet Journal Judiciary The Bombay High Court stayed order directing an Architect to return his Certificate

The Bombay high court on July 11, 2020, stayed an order issued by the Council of Architecture which had directed him to return his registration certificate within 30 days.

Justice AK Menon observed that the court needed to exercise its extraordinary jurisdiction and grant protection to architect Anand V Dhokay given the Covid-19 pandemic and harsh consequences that the order of the Council of Architecture would have on Anand V Dhokay, who would have to stop his practice.

Architect Anand V Dhokay had moved to the Bombay high court after the Council of Architecture issued the order dated June 2, 2020 (which he claimed to have received on June 27) and asked him to surrender his registration certificate after he took up a project with Slum Redevelopment Authority.

The Slum Redevelopment Authority had ended the appointment of another architect after which Dhokay was appointed for the project, which had seen the aggrieved architect approach the Council of Architecture. Architect Anand V Dhokay’s advocate argued that the order issued by the Council of Architecture was in breach of the principles of natural justice, as no show-cause notice was issued to him before passing the order. Architect Anand V Dhokay’s advocate also emphasized on the point that the architect Anand V Dhokay was being penalized since he had taken up a project with the slum redevelopment authority, upon the termination of the appointment of another architect for that project, and that was the evident cause of action for filing a complaint against architect Dhokay.

 

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