[2G license] Party cannot claim restitution if responsible for contract illegalities: Supreme Court rejects refund plea by Loop Telecom

The Supreme Court held that in the cases of restitution under the Indian Contract Act, the claiming party’s legal footing in the illegal act must be examined before granting the relief.
[From L to R] Justice Surya Kant, Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice Vikram Nath
[From L to R] Justice Surya Kant, Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice Vikram Nath

The Supreme Court on Thursday held that if a party to a contract was equally or more responsible for any illegality in relation to the defendant, restitution claims will fail [Loop Telecom and Trading Limited v. Union of India].

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