DELHI HIGH COURT – THE LITIGATING PARTIES CANNOT ENTER INTO A COMPROMISE WHICH AFFECTS THE INTEREST OF THIRD PARTIES
Delhi High Court
Date of Judgement: 18.03.2016
It is an elementary principle of law that no relief can be granted in a suit against a party not impleaded as a defendant. The litigating parties cannot enter into a compromise which affects the interest of third parties or casts a liability on them. It is the duty of a Judge to ensure that a compromise effected is legal and valid and does not adversely affect the rights of third parties or cast a duty or a liability on them.