Steel Authority of
India Ltd. Vs. State of Orissa & Ors.  INSC 96 (19 January 2009)
SUPREME COURT OF
INDIA RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS Petition(s) for Special Leave to Appeal (Civil)
No(s).2216/2008 (From the judgment and order dated 10/01/2007 in OJC No.
6539/1997 of The HIGH COURT OF ORISSA AT CUTTACK) STEEL AUTHORITY OF INDIA LTD.
Petitioner(s) VERSUS STATE OF ORISSA & ORS. Respondent(s) (With appln(s)
for c/delay in filing SLP and prayer for interim relief and office report) WITH
SLP(C) NO. 2571 of 2008 - With appln. for c/delay in filing SLP & O/R Date:
19/01/2009 These Petitions were called on for hearing today.
HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE
S.H. KAPADIA HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE AFTAB ALAM For Petitioner(s) Mr. Sunil Kumar
Mr. Ajay Bhatia, Adv.
Mr. Aneesh Mittal,
Mrs. Kirti Renu Mishra,Adv.
Mr. Shibashish Misra,
UPON hearing counsel
the Court made the following ORDER Delay condoned.
The appeals are
allowed with no order as to costs.
(S. Thapar) (Madhu
Saxena) PS to Registrar Court Master The signed order is placed on the file.
IN THE SUPREME COURT
OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL APPEAL NO.345 OF 2009 (Arising out
of SLP(C) No.2216 of 2008) STEEL AUTHORITY OF INDIA LTD. ...APPELLANT (S)
CIVIL APPEAL NO.346 OF 2009 @ SLP(C) NO. 2571 OF 2008 ORDER Delay condoned.
In terms of our Order
dated 18th January, 2008, and in terms of the judgment of the Division Bench of
this Court in the case of National Mineral Development Corporation Ltd.
High Court to decide
on the question of computation of royalty which has not been considered in the
impugned judgment. The impugned judgment is accordingly set aside and the
matters are remitted to the High Court to be decided in accordance with law.
The appeals are
accordingly allowed with no order as to costs.