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Vemareddy Kumaraswamy Reddy and Anr. Vs. State of Andhra Pradesh

Citation: AIR 2006 SC 3517 Decided on: 13.02.2006 Court: Supreme Court of India Facts The appellants were holding land in excess of the limit prescribed under the Andhra Pradesh Land Reforms (Ceiling on Agricultural) Act, 1973,¬† (“Act“). The surplus land was surrendered by them which had fruit bearing cashew nut tree plantation. It is to…

May George vs. Special Tahsildar & Ors.

May George vs. Special Tahsildar & Ors. (2010) 13 SCC 98 Key Words:¬†mandatory, directory, non-compliance, object and purpose, shall, prejudice, legislative intent Facts The case of the appellant was that a part of her land had been acquired under land acquisition proceedings without her being served with notice under Section 9(3)[1] of the Land Acquisition…

Raza Buland Sugar Co Ltd. vs. The Municipal Board, Rampur

Raza Buland Sugar Co Ltd. vs. The Municipal Board, Rampur [1965] 1 SCR 970 Key Words:¬†mandatory, directory, non-compliance, object and purpose, shall, prejudice, legislative intent Facts: Rampur Municipality, by a special resolution, proposed to levy property tax on persons or a class or persons. S. 131(3) is divided into two parts. The first part lays…