Triathion Federationry & ANR Vs. Pondy Triathlon Association & Ors
 INSC 26 (13
RAMASWAMY, G.T. NANAVATI
LEAVE PETITION (C) NO. 1527 OF 1997 (CC 6097/96) AND TRANSFER PETITION (C) NO.
13 OF 1997
O R D E R
T. P. (C) 749/96.
transfer petition is dismissed as withdrawn.
(C) No. 1527 of 1997 This petition seeking leave of this Court to file appeal
has been filed directly against the order dated March 5, 1996 passed by the
First Assistant Judge, City Civil Court, Madras in Original Suit No. 540 of
1996. We are informed that an appeal against the decree has already been filed
before the Principal Judge, City Civil Court,
these circumstances, the question of granting leave and considering the matter
on merits by this Court does not now survive. Learned counsel seeks to withdraw
the special leave petition.
special leave petition, under the circumstances, is dismissed as withdrawn.
relation to the dispute as to the membership, disqualification etc. by our
order dated November 8, 1996 all the disputes were referred to the arbitrators
in terms of Rule 19 of the Indian Olympics Association rules extracted in that
order. Pursuant thereto, the disputes stood referred to the arbitrators. Under
the circumstances, the appeal bearing S.R. No. 47145 of 1996 pending in the City Civil Court, Madras cannot be ordered to be transferred to the Arbitration
Board as it has no jurisdiction to decide the correctness of the declaratory decree.
Instead, the Principal Judge, City Civil Court,
Madras should dispose of the appeal on
merits. We think that the appropriate procedure would be that as soon as the
arbitrators decide the dispute, the award shall be placed before the Principal judge,
City Civil Court, Madras to be taken on record in the pending appeal as additional
evidence under Order XLI, Rule 27 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908. It
would be open to the parties to raise all their contentions de hors the
amendment of their pleadings and the principal Judge is directed to consider
and dispose of the disputes in the light of the arbitrators's decision or any
other contentions raised by the parties in accordance with law.
transfer petition is disposed of accordingly.