The High Court of Delhi holds that the absence of a judicial member does not invalidate proceeding and orders passed by the Competition Commission of India (Cadd)

The Hon’ble High Court of Delhi (Delhi HC) recently held that orders passed and proceedings held by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) in the absence of a judicial Member cannot be invalidated. This decision of the Delhi HC abundantly clarifies that orders passed by the CCI in competition law matters cannot be questioned on account of any vacancy or defects in its constitution. This article highlights the key takeaways arising from this decision. Introduction The case arose pursuant to a writ petition filed by Cadd Systems and Services Private Limited (Cadd) who was a party to an ongoing proceeding before the CCI in Nagrik Chetna Manch v. SAAR IT Resources Private Limited and Ors., Case No. 12 of 2017. In March 2017, Nagrik Chetna Manch (Informant) filed an information with

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Soumya Hariharan, Nandita Sahai, Sakshi Agarwal, The High Court of Delhi holds that the absence of a judicial member does not invalidate proceeding and orders passed by the Competition Commission of India (Cadd), 17 July 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin July 2019, Art. N° 91343

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