Golak Nath v State of Punjab: 1967

(Supreme Court of India) The court considered whether it had jurisdiction to make a rulinging which was prospective only.
Held: The court reversed two earlier decisions of its own in circumstances where meanwhile constitutional amendments had been made, and state laws enacted, on the basis of the court’s earlier two decisions.

(1967) 2 SCJ 762
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedNational Westminster Bank plc v Spectrum Plus Limited and others HL 30-Jun-2005
Former HL decision in Siebe Gorman overruled
The company had become insolvent. The bank had a debenture and claimed that its charge over the book debts had become a fixed charge. The preferential creditors said that the charge was a floating charge and that they took priority.
Held: The . .

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Updated: 04 December 2021; Ref: scu.228289