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COMPAT adjourns CCI-DLF case hearing to Feb 20

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 22:41

New Delhi: The Competition Appellate Tribunal on Wednesday adjourned the hearing till February 20 on DLF's appeal against Rs 630-crore penalty imposed by the fair trade regulator CCI for abuse of its dominant position.

A three-member COMPAT bench headed by its Chairman Justice V S Sirpurkar adjourned the matter to February 20.

During the day long proceedings, the tribunal heard the arguments from the counsel for flat buyer's associations and Haryana government.

On the next hearing, counsel appearing for the Department of Town and Country Planning of the state of Haryana would resume his arguments.

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) had imposed Rs 630-crore penalty on DLF in August 2011 following its inquiries into complaints by flat buyer associations of two DLF projects in Gurgaon - DLF Park Palace and The Belaire - alleging delays in the project and increase in the number of floors than planned earlier, among others.

The penalty was challenged by DLF before the COMPAT.


First Published: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 22:41
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