[Consumer Protection Act] NCDRC can direct deposit of more than 50% of amount determined by SCDRC for stay: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court also held that the condition of pre-deposit for entertaining appeal under Section 51 of the Consumer Protection Act, 2019 is mandatory.
Justices MR Shah and Justices. BV Nagarathna
Justices MR Shah and Justices. BV Nagarathna

The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) can direct the deposit of the entire amount or more than 50 percent of the amount determined by the State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (State Commission) for granting conditional provided such an order is a speaking one with cogent reasons [Manohar Infrastructure and Constructions Private Limited vs Sanjeev Kumar Sharma & ors].

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