Pre. Exam

72. The Supreme Court of India has laid down the law relating to Alternative Dispute Resolution process and section 89 of the Code of Civil Procedure in the case of :
(a) Dinesh Kumar v: Yusuf Ali
(b) Afcon Infrastracture Ltd. v. Cherian Varkey Construction Co.
(c) Bimlesh v. New India Assurance Co.
(d) Standard Chartered Bank v. V Noble Kumar

Answer and Notes Answer is B

Explanation: In Afcons Infrastructure Ltd. v. Cherian Varkey Construction: Co. held that to contend for a reference to arbitration under section 89 of the Code, consent of parties is not required. Even in the absence of arbitration agreement parties can go for ADR process.