• Setu Niket Vs. Union Of India

  • Head Notes

    Public Interest Litigation- Seeking to- (i) quash Section 129 of the Railways Act, 1989 as ultra vires Article 14 and 21 of the Constitution- (ii) to quash the Railway Accidents and Untoward Incident (Compensation) Rules, 1999 providing for Rs.4,00,000/- as the maximum amount of compensation in case of death or permanent disability- (iii) to direct the Respondents to appoint a committee of experts including members of Respondent No.2 and other independent experts to formulate proper policy or standard to determine compensation till the same is formulated by the Parliament.- PIL Dismissed- Judgment: Setu Niket Vs. Union Of India & Ors, W.P.(C) 1089/2013 & CM No.2073/2013, Judgment Dated- 19.11.2015, Bench- Chief Justice  & Rajiv Sahai Endlaw, J, Delhi High Court. 

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