Case nº First Appeal No. 491 Of 2016, (Against the Order dated 22/04/2016 in Complaint No. 15/2015 of the State Commission Himachal Pradesh) of NCDRC Cases, June 02, 2017 (case Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd. Vs Sai Ram Education Trust)
|Judge:||For Appellant: Dr. Lalit Kumar Sharma, Advocate and For Respondents: Mr. J.R. Sharma, Advocate|
|President:||Mr. D.K. Jain,President and Mr. Dr. B.C. Gupta,Member|
|Resolution Date:||June 02, 2017|
|Issuing Organization:||NCDRC Cases|
This First Appeal has been preferred by the Oriental Insurance Company Ltd. and its Branch Manager, the Opposite Parties in the Complaint, against the order dated 10.03.2016, passed by the Himachal Pradesh State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission at Shimla (for short "the State Commission") in Complaint Case No. 15 of 2015. By the impugned order, the State Commission has directed ex-parte proceedings against the Appellants on the ground that on the date fixed, nobody had appeared for them, drawing the presumption that the notice issued had been delivered to them.
At the outset, learned Counsel appearing for the Respondent, the Complainant, submits that the order impugned in this Appeal may be set aside with an opportunity to the Appellants to file their Written Version within a reasonable time, as may be fixed by this Commission, provided the Complainant is adequately compensated for the delay already caused in the disposal of the Complaint.
In view of the above and having regard to the...
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