Arbitration Petition No. 27 of 2013. Case: Reliance Industries Ltd. and Ors. Vs Union of India (UOI). Supreme Court (India)

Case NumberArbitration Petition No. 27 of 2013
CounselFor Appellant: H.N. Salve, Sr. Adv., Sameer Parekh, Sonali Basu Parekh, Lalit Chauhan, Nitin Thukral and Abhishek V. Deshmukh, Advs. for Parekh and Company and For Respondents: Anil B. Divan, Sr. Adv., Bindu Saxena, Shailendra Swarup, Aparajita Swarup, Ranvir Singh and Abhishek Nigam, Advs.
JudgesSurinder Singh Nijjar, J.
Judgement DateApril 29, 2014
CourtSupreme Court (India)


Surinder Singh Nijjar, J.

  1. On 2nd April, 2014, this Court has passed the following Order:

    It has been pointed out that, in judgment dated 31st March, 2014 delivered in Arbitration Petition No. 27 of 2013, in spite of my earlier observations that I shall not appoint an Arbitrator from either of the list submitted by the parties, the Arbitrator actually appointed happens to be on the list of the Petitioners.

    In that view of the matter, the aforesaid direction appointing Honourable James Spigelman AC QC, former Chief Justice and Lieutenant Governor of New South Wales, Australia as the third Arbitrator is hereby withdrawn. The substitute Arbitrator shall be appointed subsequently by a separate order.

    It is also made clear that all issues arising between the parties are specifically kept open and the Arbitral Tribunal shall proceed being wholly uninfluenced by any observation made in the judgment.

  2. In furtherance of the...

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