Swiss Time Ltd v. Umrao AIR 1981 Punjab and Haryana 213 ( FB).

Constitution of India .

Art . 141 :Law declared by Supreme Court to be binding on all courts – Interpretation – Two conflicting judgements of Supreme Court – The High Courts must follow the judgement which appears it to lay down the law more elaborately. [ Land Acquisition Act , 1894 , S 53 ]

The court ruled that when two conflicting judgements of the Supreme Court were there  then on principle the High Courts must follow the judgement which appears it to lay down the law more elaborately . Thus the weight of two matching and conflicting judgements inevitably must be considered by the rationale and logic thereof and not by the mere fortuitous circumstances of the time and date on which they were rendered . The theory of pre—eminence of a judgment by virtue of its time and being the latest alone was thus concussively laid rest . 

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