Union Government formed expert panel to review Specific Relief Act, 1963

Jan 29, 2016 08:45 IST

The Legislative Department in the Ministry of Law & Justice on 28 January 2016 constituted an expert committee to review the Specific Relief Act, 1963. The committee will have five members besides the Chairman.

The committee has been asked to submit its report within three months.

The Specific Relief Act, 1963 provides for the law relating to certain kind of specific relief and has not been amended since its inception.


The decision was taken in view of tremendous developments that have taken place after 1963 and also in the context of present scenario involving contract based infrastructure development, public private partnerships and other public projects involving huge investments and enforceability of the contracts thereof.

It is a remedy which aims at the exact fulfillment of an obligation or specific performance of the contract rather than a general relief or damages or compensation. The review of the Act will also ensure ease of doing business.

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