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Heels Shoe Company Vs. Mrs Mumtaz Begum - Court Judgment

LegalCrystal Citation
SubjectTenancy
CourtSupreme Court of India
Decided On
Case NumberCivil Appeal No. 2995 of 1983 and Petition for Special Leave (Civil) No. 594 of 1983
Judge
Reported in1983(1)SCALE244; 1984Supp(1)SCC503
AppellantHeels Shoe Company
RespondentMrs Mumtaz Begum
Excerpt:
.....territory. the circular would be amended to the law of limitation as it existed then. - we are satisfied that on the facts and cir cumstances of this case, there has been no wilful, default, though default there might have been......in 148, pantheon road, egmore, whose eviction from the premises has been ordered on the ground of 'wilful default' is the appellant in this appeal. we do not think it necessary to narrate the events leading up to the filing of the petition for eviction. those facts have been set out in the judgment of the appellate bench of the court of small causes in detail. we are satisfied that on the facts and cir cumstances of this case, there has been no wilful, default, though default there might have been. we, therefore, set aside orders of the subordinate tribunals and dismiss the petition for eviction. but we make it a condition that the petitioner should deposit a sum of rs. 5,175/- representing the arrears of rent up to 31st december, 1982 in the trial court within six weeks from today. we.....
Judgment:
ORDER

1. Special leave petition is granted.

2. The tenant of Shop No. 7 in 148, Pantheon Road, Egmore, whose eviction from the premises has been ordered on the ground of 'wilful default' is the appellant in this appeal. We do not think it necessary to narrate the events leading up to the filing of the petition for eviction. Those facts have been set out in the judgment of the Appellate Bench of the Court of Small Causes in detail. We are satisfied that on the facts and cir cumstances of this case, there has been no wilful, default, though default there might have been. We, therefore, set aside orders of the Subordinate Tribunals and dismiss the petition for eviction. But we make it a condition that the petitioner should deposit a sum of Rs. 5,175/- representing the arrears of rent up to 31st December, 1982 in the Trial Court within six weeks from today. We also make it a condition that the rent for the months of January and February 1983 should be de posited before March 15, 1983, and there after the monthly rent should be paid before the 15th of these exceeding month. We further make it a condition that the petitioner should deposit in the trial court an amount representing six months rent b y way of advance within six weeks from today. All amounts deposited may be drawn out by the Respondent-Landlady. Subject to these conditions, the appeal is allowed. There will be no order regarding costs.


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