Supreme Court Judgment

Vinodkumar M. Malavia Vs. Maganlal Mangaldas Gameti & Ors.Public Trusts – Merger of churches2013 STPL(Web) 798 SC Civil Appeal Nos.8800-8801 of 2013 (Arising out of Special Leave Petition (Civil) Nos. 16575-16576 of 2012). These Change Reports were filed to give effect to the unification of six churches which included the FDCB…. After analysing the facts and the law in the matter, we have noticed that it is the duty of the society to take steps in accordance with Section 13 of the SR Act for its dissolution. We have further noted that unless the properties vested in the Trust are divested in accordance with the provisions of the SR Act and in accordance with the BPTA, merely by filing the Change Report/s, CNI cannot claim a merger of churches and thereby claim that the properties vested in the Trust would vest in them… read more….