The Timelines Under The Industrial Disputes Act Override The Timelines Provided Under The Commercial Courts Act Or CPC

Posted On - 20 June, 2024 • By - King Stubb & Kasiva

The Delhi High Court division bench in LPA 314/2024 overturned the single judge order of the same court which prevented a female employee from filing additional documents at a belated stage of the proceedings before the industrial tribunal without explaining the delay or seeking the leave of the court, and held that the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 is a beneficial legislation where the strict timelines under the Commercial Courts Act or the Civil Procedure Code ought not to be applied.