Even a rupee cannot be levied except in accordance with law: Karnataka High Court quashes imposition of ground rent, license fee etc by BBMP

The Court made it clear that nothing would preclude or be an impediment for the legislature to bring out suitable legislation for imposition of the said demands.
Karnataka High Court
Karnataka High Court

In a significant decision, the Karnataka High Court quashed a circular issued by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palika (BBMP) levying ground rent, license fee, scrutiny fee, and lake rejuvenation fee on citizens [Sunderam Shetty v. State of Karnataka and others].

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