M/S. HYDER CONSULTING (UK) LTD. VERSUS GOVERNOR, STATE OF ORISSA THROUGH CHIEF ENGINEER

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION
CIVIL APPEAL NO. 3148 OF 2012

M/S. HYDER CONSULTING (UK) LTD.                                                            … APPELLANT

VERSUS

GOVERNOR, STATE OF ORISSA THROUGH CHIEF ENGINEER               … RESPONDENT

 In view of the reference order dated 13.03.2012, this Civil Appeal and the matters connected therewith are placed before a three-Judge Bench of this Court for consideration and decision. The question before this Court is, whether the decision of this Court in State of Haryana and Others v. S.L. Arora and Company., (2010) 3SCC 690, wherein it is held that an award of interest on interest from the date of award is not permissible under sub- section (7) of section 31 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (for short, “the Act, 1996”), is in consonance with earlier decisions of this Court. A two-Judge Bench of this Court, by the said reference order, is of the opinion that the present appeal and the connected matters would need to be heard by a Bench of three Judges of this Court….read more