SC: Insurance co. can’t appoint new surveyor for getting favourable report

The Hon’ble Supreme Court, today. i.e. on 1st May 2019, in the matter of M/s New India Assurance Co. Ltd. v. M/s Luxra Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. & Anr.observed thatit is not open for an insurance company to keep appointing different surveyors till such time, it gets a report in its favour.

The Hon’ble Supreme Court observed that:

The appointment of another surveyor could not be justified when a conscious decision has been communicated by the Head Office of not approving the appointment of second surveyor. (Para 20)

It is not open to appoint another Surveyor till such time, it gets a report in its favour. (Para 25)

Copy of judgement: Judgement_01-May-2019

-Tushar Kaushik

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