SETHIA PROPERTIES A DISSOLVED FIRM Vs. T R BHAVNANI
LAWS(CAL)-1960-5-5
HIGH COURT OF CALCUTTA
Decided on May 25,1960

SETHIA PROPERTIES, A DISSOLVED FIRM Appellant
VERSUS
T.R.BHAVNANI Respondents

JUDGEMENT

B.N.Banerjee, J. - (1.) This is a reference made to a Special Division Bench, under the second proviso to Rule 1, Chapter II of the High Court Appellate Side Rules. The particular question of law referred for determination is : "Whether Rule 9 of the West Bengal Premises Rent Control Rules 1950 is ultra vires."
(2.) Rule 9 above referred to is quoted below : "9. In making inquiries under the Act, the Controller, the Chief Judge of the Court of Small Causes, Calcutta, the District Judge or the Judicial Officer to whom the case may be transferred under the provision of Clause (a) or Clause (b) of Sub-section (1) of Section 32 shall follow, as nearly as may be, the procedure laid down in the Code of Civil Procedure, 3,908, for the regular trial of suits, the substance only of the evidence being recorded as in unappealable cases and shall record in brief 'the reasons for his findings."
(3.) I need refer to the facts of the case briefly, so as to understand how this reference came to be made.;


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