Supreme Court stays payment of GST on royalty for grant of mining lease

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Supreme Court stays payment of GST on royalty for grant of mining lease

Case Details: Lakhwinder Singh v. Union of India - [2021] 131 168 (SC)

Judiciary and Counsel Details

    • D.Y. Chandrachud and B.V. Nagarathana, JJ.
    • Kartik SethShriya Gilhotra and Ms. Shilpa Saini, Advs. for the Petitioner.

Facts of the Case

The GST at the rate of 18% is levied after implementation of GST with effect from July 1st, 2017 on royalty paid to the Government for mining lease. The petitioner has challenged the levy of GST and the division bench of the Honorable Supreme Court of Justice D.Y. Chandrachud and Justice B.V. Nagarathna has stayed the payment of GST on royalty for grant of mining lease until further orders and notices are issued.

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